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.
The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood
The documentary, “The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood” tells the inspirational true story of three families and their struggles with postpartum depression. As Carla O’Reilly, Elita Paterson, and Tania Bird journey to wellness, they speak out, inspiring women and families who may be suffering with postpartum depression.SKU: 2-V-200
Resiliency and Young Children: Self-Efficacy
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 self-efficacy.
Maternal Mental Health
Information Card, 2013
The Maternal Mental Health Information Card provides information for women and their families and friends who want to know more about maternal depression. It includes information on symptoms of depression and who to contact for help. The card also includes ways a woman can take care of herself and suggestions for family and friends to help support her if she is suffering from depression. Contacts for help are also provided. The card is ideal for waiting rooms or as a handout to those who would benefit from information on maternal depression.SKU: 2-101
Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children
Fact Sheet, 2010
Approximately 10% of mothers experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and mental health concerns impact every aspect of a person’s life, including body, mind, and spirit; extended family and friends; partner and baby. This fact sheet not only discusses the impact that maternal mental health can have on young children, but also ways in which professionals can support families when this is a concern.