• Brain Development and Young Children

    Brain Development and Young Children

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    This fact sheet provides an overview of early childhood brain development and stresses the influences that experience and the environment have on optimal development. Early childhood is a time when there is rapid growth and development of the brain. At this time, parents and caregivers have an opportunity to impact brain development. This is also a time when the brain is the most vulnerable.

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    This fact sheet provides an overview of early childhood brain development and stresses the influences that experience and the environment have on optimal development. Early childhood is a time when there is rapid growth and development of the brain. At this time, parents and caregivers have an opportunity to impact brain development. This is also a time when the brain is the most vulnerable.



    SKU: 8-702
  • Caregiver Mental Health and Young Children

    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.

    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.



    SKU: 8-201
  • Connections for Life: Attachment Video

    Connections for Life: Attachment

    Video, 2007


    This educational DVD provides consistent, evidence-based information on attachment and is for those who work with families. The DVD has four sections: 1) Introduction to Attachment, 2) The Importance of Attachment, 3) Factors that Influence Attachment, and 4) Promoting Secure Attachment. The information is made accessible through the use of plain language, visual demonstrations of child and caregiver behaviours, expert explanations, and graphics. Both English and French versions are on the one DVD.

    Video, 2007


    This educational DVD provides consistent, evidence-based information on attachment and is for those who work with families. The DVD has four sections: 1) Introduction to Attachment, 2) The Importance of Attachment, 3) Factors that Influence Attachment, and 4) Promoting Secure Attachment. The information is made accessible through the use of plain language, visual demonstrations of child and caregiver behaviours, expert explanations, and graphics. Both English and French versions are on the one DVD.

    SKU: 8-V-801
  • EPDS Screening and Care Guide

    Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide

    Guide and Manual, 2012


    The EPDS Screening and Care Guide provides healthcare providers with score interpretation and care guide to use when screening pregnant and postpartum women for depression and anxiety using the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS). It also includes guidelines for medical management when maternal mental health is of concern, contact information for Saskatchewan Healthline and Saskatchewan Drug Information Services, and a space for relevant local contact information. On the reverse side of the form there is a brief description of maternal depression including common symptoms, guidelines for screening, and the EPDS questions.

    Guide and Manual, 2012


    The EPDS Screening and Care Guide provides healthcare providers with score interpretation and care guide to use when screening pregnant and postpartum women for depression and anxiety using the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS). It also includes guidelines for medical management when maternal mental health is of concern, contact information for Saskatchewan Healthline and Saskatchewan Drug Information Services, and a space for relevant local contact information. On the reverse side of the form there is a brief description of maternal depression including common symptoms, guidelines for screening, and the EPDS questions.

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    SKU: 2-104
  • Helping Young Children Cope with Stress: Developing Resiliency

    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.

    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.

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    SKU: 8-601
  • Helping Young Children Cope with Stress: Developing Resiliency

    Helping Young Children Cope with Stress: Developing Resiliency

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    This fact sheet helps professionals and communities understand their roles in helping young children to develop resiliency. Resilience is the ability to cope with and recover from stressful situations, changes, or problems.

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    This fact sheet helps professionals and communities understand their roles in helping young children to develop resiliency. Resilience is the ability to cope with and recover from stressful situations, changes, or problems.



    SKU: 8-602
  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

    Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

    Report, 2011


    This literature review provides evidence-based information that formed the development of the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute’s Early Childhood Mental Health Program.

    Report, 2011


    This literature review provides evidence-based information that formed the development of the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute’s Early Childhood Mental Health Program.



    SKU: 8-402
  • 5-V-502: Life with a New Baby

    Life With New Baby: Dealing with Postpartum Mood Disorders

    Video, 2006


    This video is for new and expectant parents and their families. It aims to make families aware of the emotional challenges of adjusting to life with a new baby. The video explores normal adjustment, the myths of motherhood, postpartum blues, postpartum depression, and other postpartum mood disorders. The video includes interviews with mothers and their families who have different risk factors and symptoms. They discuss how they deal with postpartum mood disorders of different severity. It also illustrates a variety of self-care and healing strategies.

    Video, 2006


    This video is for new and expectant parents and their families. It aims to make families aware of the emotional challenges of adjusting to life with a new baby. The video explores normal adjustment, the myths of motherhood, postpartum blues, postpartum depression, and other postpartum mood disorders. The video includes interviews with mothers and their families who have different risk factors and symptoms. They discuss how they deal with postpartum mood disorders of different severity. It also illustrates a variety of self-care and healing strategies.

    SKU: 5-V-502
  • 2-102: Maternal Mental Health

    Maternal Mental Health

    Fact Sheet, 2013


    These fact sheets are intended as an information resource for healthcare providers or other individuals who would like further information on maternal depression. It is more detailed than the Information Card. On the back of the fact sheet is the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), a depression screen that can be done with a woman or can be provided to a woman to complete on her own. The fact sheet can be referred to when discussing maternal depression with women and their families, or used to share information with your colleagues.

    Fact Sheet, 2013


    These fact sheets are intended as an information resource for healthcare providers or other individuals who would like further information on maternal depression. It is more detailed than the Information Card. On the back of the fact sheet is the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), a depression screen that can be done with a woman or can be provided to a woman to complete on her own. The fact sheet can be referred to when discussing maternal depression with women and their families, or used to share information with your colleagues.

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    SKU: 2-102
  • 2-105: Maternal Mental Health Screen

    Maternal Mental Health Screen

    Form, 2017


    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.

    Form, 2017


    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.



    SKU: 2-105
  • Move for Two

    Move for Two

    Video, 2011


    Active living during pregnancy benefits you and your baby for life! This DVD answers many of the questions women have about the safe and healthy ways to be active during pregnancy. It contains an easy to follow, adaptable workout for all pregnant women.

    Video, 2011


    Active living during pregnancy benefits you and your baby for life! This DVD answers many of the questions women have about the safe and healthy ways to be active during pregnancy. It contains an easy to follow, adaptable workout for all pregnant women.

    SKU: 2-V-207
  • Nurturing Early Childhood Mental Health

    Nurturing Early Childhood Mental Health

    Information Card, 2010


    Written in plain language, this information card provides general information about early childhood mental health and opportunities that parents have to increase their child’s overall health in the early years.

    Information Card, 2010


    Written in plain language, this information card provides general information about early childhood mental health and opportunities that parents have to increase their child’s overall health in the early years.

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    SKU: 8-001
  • Nurturing Early Childhood Mental Health

    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.

    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.



    SKU: 8-002
  • Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children

    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.

    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.



    SKU: 8-101
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Causal Analysis

    Resiliency and Young Children: Causal Analysis

    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 causal analysis.

    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 causal analysis.



    SKU: 8-608