Archive for March, 2011
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago has, since its inception in 1985 as a research and policy center, focused on a mission of improving the well-being of children and youth, families, and their communities by developing and testing new ideas, generating and analyzing information, and examining policies, programs, and practices across a wide range […]
Your words and actions help the teen in your care feel secure. Don’t forget to say and show how much you care about your teen!
When the child in your care is having a floor-thumping tantrum, the most important thing you can do is remain calm and wait it out. Do not let your child’s behavior cause you to lose control, too.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, there are five protective factors that serve as buffers for child maltreatment that are linked to a lower incidence of child abuse and neglect. They are: nurturing and attachment; knowledge of parenting and child and youth development; parental resilience; social connections, and concrete support for parents.
Parenting the second time around brings special challenges and special joys. Do not hesitate to ask for help or seek services in your community for yourself and your grandchildren.
This factsheet shows changes made to Hawaii’s Child Protective Act that became law that affect resource families.
Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college.