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Beyond keeping the body health and active, organized sports may also help kids who are dealing with childhood trauma. This article discusses new research and its implications for adolescents.
This blog highlights the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, a youth advocacy mentorship program dedicated to helping youth ages 8 to 18 who have experienced domestic violence, teen dating violence, and co-occuring bullying.
All parents eventually face the decision to leave their child home alone for the first time. However, children face real risks when left unsupervised. Those risks, as well as a child’s comfort level and ability to deal with challenges, must be considered. This factsheet provides some tips to...
This resource provides strategies to help parents and caregivers support the development of communications skills in young children. (Author abstract)
April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This blog post highlights the Children’s Bureau and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Preventions’ efforts to protect children and strengthen families.
This review examines the opioid epidemic and the effect of parent drug use on children and families. (Author abstract modified)
This new video, The Power of the Adolescent Brain: A TAG Talk uses research to shine a light on adolescent brain development. Motivated by her personal experience of parenting two teenage boys, and drawing on clinical experience and research, neurologist Dr. Jensen shares what researchers have...
This discussion guide is designed for families who are interested in learning more about adolescent brain development and the implications for parenting and supporting teens. (Author abstract)
This discussion guide is designed for professionals who are interested in learning more about adolescent brain development and the implications for parenting and supporting teens. (Author abstract modified)
Being a child in a low-income or poor family does not happen by chance. Parental education and employment, race/ethnicity, and other factors are associated with children’s experience of economic insecurity. This fact sheet describes the demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic characteristics...