Maternal Mental Health Screen
The “Maternal Mental Health Screen” is a form that can be used to keep a record of a completed Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) screen for depression and anxiety, and associated information, in a woman’s medical chart. The form includes the EPDS that can be completed by the woman, as well as a place to record information including the date screen completed, woman’s HSN, name, weeks gestation/postpartum, depression and anxiety scores, and whether the woman was referred and to whom.
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.
Resiliency and Young Children: Empathy
Fact Sheet, 2013
People who are resilient have three main abilities: relax, reflect, and respond. These abilities can be further broken down into seven resiliency skills. Each skill forms the basis on which others can be built. The seven skills are 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 empathy.
The Traumatized Child: Understanding the Traumatized Child
This DVD is part of a video series, The Traumatized Child. In this video, experts, foster children, and foster care parents explain how abuse and neglect impacts children. Information is included on emotional and behavioural symptoms, coping strategies children use, and ways to stabilize traumatized children.SKU: 8-V-812
Helping Young Children Cope with Stress: Developing Resiliency
Information Card, 2010
Stress is inevitable. Every child and adult will experience stress at some time in their lives. Written in plain language, this information card provides practical information for caregivers to help their young children develop resiliency – coping skills to handle stressful events.SKU: 8-601