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.
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.SKU: 8-701
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.SKU: 8-604
Connections for Life: Attachment
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
The Secret Life of the Brain
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