• 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
  • 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
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Emotional Regulation

    Resiliency and Young Children: Emotional Regulation

    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 emotional regulation.

    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 emotional regulation.



    SKU: 8-606
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Empathy

    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.

    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.



    SKU: 8-605
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Impulse Control

    Resiliency and Young Children: Impulse Control

    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 impulse control.

    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 impulse control.



    SKU: 8-604
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Reaching Out

    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.

    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.



    SKU: 8-609
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Realistic Optimism

    Resiliency and Young Children: Realistic Optimism

    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 realistic optimism.

    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 realistic optimism.



    SKU: 8-607
  • Resiliency and Young Children: Self-Efficacy

    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.

    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.



    SKU: 8-603
  • Temperament

    Temperament

    Information Card, 2015


    This information card is about temperament, the inherent and unique traits that influence how we interact with the world. Caregivers will be provided with information on why it is important to understand their children’s temperaments and how it affects behaviour.

    Information Card, 2015


    This information card is about temperament, the inherent and unique traits that influence how we interact with the world. Caregivers will be provided with information on why it is important to understand their children’s temperaments and how it affects behaviour.

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    SKU: 8-810
  • The Secret Life of the Brain

    The Secret Life of the Brain

    Video, 2001


    The following DVDs are part of a series entitled “The Secret Life of the Brain”.

    • Episode One: The Baby’s Brain: Wider than the Sky
    • Episode Two: The Child’s Brain: Syllable from Sound
    • Episode Three: The Teenage Brain: A World of Their Own
    • Episode Four: The Adult Brain: To Think by Feeling
    • Episode Five: The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives

    This series examines brain development and function throughout the lifetime, from prenatal development to later life. Presenting personal stories, the series highlights various diseases and disabilities, and describes the cutting edge research and resulting knowledge about the brain.

    Video, 2001


    The following DVDs are part of a series entitled “The Secret Life of the Brain”.

    • Episode One: The Baby’s Brain: Wider than the Sky
    • Episode Two: The Child’s Brain: Syllable from Sound
    • Episode Three: The Teenage Brain: A World of Their Own
    • Episode Four: The Adult Brain: To Think by Feeling
    • Episode Five: The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives

    This series examines brain development and function throughout the lifetime, from prenatal development to later life. Presenting personal stories, the series highlights various diseases and disabilities, and describes the cutting edge research and resulting knowledge about the brain.

    SKU: 8-V-802
  • The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood

    The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood

    Video, 2009


    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.

    Video, 2009


    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
  • The Traumatized Child: Understanding the Traumatized Child

    The Traumatized Child: Understanding the Traumatized Child

    Video, 2004


    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.

    Video, 2004


    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
  • Trauma, Stress, and Young Children

    Trauma, Stress, and Young Children

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    Many people believe that young children are not affected by stress and trauma. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Brain development, attachment, and emotional regulation can all be impacted by stress and trauma. This fact sheet outlines the differences between positive and negative stress as well as tolerable and toxic trauma. Professionals are given practical tips for working with children who have been traumatized.

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    Many people believe that young children are not affected by stress and trauma. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Brain development, attachment, and emotional regulation can all be impacted by stress and trauma. This fact sheet outlines the differences between positive and negative stress as well as tolerable and toxic trauma. Professionals are given practical tips for working with children who have been traumatized.



    SKU: 8-502
  • Your Young Child’s Brain: How Does it Develop?

    Your Young Child’s Brain: How Does It Develop?

    Information Card, 2010


    Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the importance of brain development during the early years. Practical tips to increase opportunities for children’s healthy development are included.

    Information Card, 2010


    Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the importance of brain development during the early years. Practical tips to increase opportunities for children’s healthy development are included.

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    SKU: 8-701