Resiliency and Young Children: Reaching Out
Fact Sheet, 2013
There are three main abilities that people who are resilient have: relax, reflect, and respond. These can be further broken down into seven resiliency skills. Each skill forms the basis on which others can be built. These include emotional regulation, impulse control, causal analysis, empathy, realistic optimism, self-efficacy, and reaching out. This fact sheet focuses on practical ways that caregivers and frontline workers can help children build skills in the area of reaching out.
Caregiver Mental Health and Young Children
Fact Sheet, 2010
Just like everyone else, caregivers can experience mental health concerns. Caregivers’ mental health concerns, whether in their past or present, can impact their young child(ren) in a number of ways. This fact sheet discusses general mental health concerns. For information about maternal mental health and its impact on children, please refer to the fact sheet entitled Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns.
Domestic Violence and Young Children
Information Card, 2010
Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the impact of witnessing domestic violence during early childhood. Caregivers are given practical tips for helping children who have had this experience.SKU: 8-301
First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain
This informative video illuminates the impact of chronic exposure to violence on a child’s brain development. Youth and adults affected by violence share how exposure to violence has impacted their lives. Experts in child psychology and social work explain the connection between exposure to violence and mental health problems. The stories and research presented detail the developmental challenges and resiliency of children who are exposed to violence.Audience: EducatorsSKU: 8-V-800
Nurturing Early Childhood Mental Health
Fact Sheet, 2010
This fact sheet shares information about nurturing early childhood mental health for children aged birth to six years. Not only does it explain what it is and why it is important, but the fact sheet also includes a detailed chart on the impact of good mental health.