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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Supporting Your Child/Youth Following Children’s Center Assessment

    PDF: Take these steps to support your child/use following an assessment at Children’s Center.

  • Teaching Body Safety Rules

    PDF: It is important for caregivers to talk to their children about their bodies and safety rules. This list teaches children about appropriate boundaries and to tell their caregiver if anyone violates those boundaries, which makes children less vulnerable to sexual abuse.

  • The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

    Book: For anyone who has faced a difficult childhood, or who cares about the millions of children who do, the innovative and acclaimed health interventions outlined in The Deepest Well will represent vitally important hope for change.

  • The Heart and the Bottle

    Book: In The Heart and the Bottle, there is a wonder and magic to childhood. We don’t realize it at the time, of course . . . yet the adults in our lives do. They encourage us to see things in the stars, to find joy in colors and laughter as we play.

  • The Importance of Caregiver Support

    PDF: The impact of child sexual abuse can be devastating. However, research indicates that support from primary caregivers can offset the negative impact of child sexual abuse. This handout cites references of research studies that have looked closely at how important caregiver support can be.

  • Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others

    Book: Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll on those working to make the world a better place.

  • What to Expect After Your Children’s Center Visit

    PDF: These helpful recommendations will help you prepare for what to expect after your child comes to Children’s Center for an assessment.