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  • How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

    Video: Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., explains how repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. Transcripción disponible en español.

  • How Does Domestic Violence Affect Children?

    PDF: Most children who live with domestic violence can recover and heal from their experiences. One of the most important factors that helps children do well after experiencing domestic violence is a strong relationship with a caring, nonviolent parent.

  • Journey to the Heart: 365-Day Guide to Thriving after Trauma

    Book: Written as a 365-day guide for your healing journey, Journey to the Heart considers how the truth for each day applies to your past, present, and the trauma you survived.

  • Living Life Online | Federal Trade Commission

    PDF: Living Life Online is a resource guide for kids to learn critical thinking skills and apply them to understanding communicating online, asking essential questions: Do I know and trust who I’m dealing with – or what I’m sharing or downloading?

  • Love is Respect

    Website: Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.

  • National Children’s Alliance

    Website: Formed in 1988, the National Children’s Alliance has been providing support, technical assistance, and quality assurance for CACs, while serving as a voice for abused children for more than 25 years.

  • Overcoming ACEs Panel Audio

    In observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Children’s Center brought together a robust panel discussion: Overcoming ACEs, featuring Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP.

    The panel aired on OPB’s Think Out Loud on April 30.

  • Padres Toxicos: Legado disfuncional de una infancia

    El legado de una infancia toxica es facil de reconocer pero dificil de interiorizar y superar. Los padres dejan semillas emocionales en sus hijos. En algunas familias, estas son de respeto, amor e independen-cia, pero en otras, son de miedo, culpa y autocastigo. Si hay cierta identificacion con el segundo grupo, falta entender el legado nocivo de los padres y comprometerse a cambiar los pensamientos daninos que han marcado, dejar ir las emociones negativas que rigen la vida y reconocer que, mientras se liberen las enredaderas de la infancia, se vivira un ciclo autodestructivo.

  • Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

    PDF: This factsheet from the Child Welfare Information Gateway discusses the nature of trauma, its effects on children and youth, and ways to help your child.

  • Protect Young Eyes

    Website: Teaching parents how to use filtering, monitoring, and intentional conversation to prevent harmful exposures with Internet-ready devices, Protect Young Eyes Protect focuses on four key areas of internet safety for kids and teens.

  • Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

    PDF: This list includes tips for caregivers on how-to develop a close, supportive relationship with your children and provide an environment for your children to talk to you about problems.

  • Sesame Street in Communities

    Website: Sesame Street in Communities features hundreds of bilingual multimedia tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six, a critical window for brain development.