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Being a teenager is not easy. The time between adulthood and childhood is full of changes – both physical and emotional. As a parent, it is part of your job to help your child navigate life without too many hiccups. Start early and teach your teenager some easy ways to manage conflict. (Author...
Parenting teens is a challenge, especially when it comes to communicating with them. Sometimes, it seems like they’re not the best at listening, especially when you ask them to get off their devices. How do you get them to stop looking at their phone for a second and not have to ask them twice...
This resource provides strategies to help parents and caregivers support the development of communications skills in young children. (Author abstract)
Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything, all the time. The key is not to avoid conflict but to learn how to resolve it in a healthy way. This article provides tips for turning conflict into opportunities. (Author...
Communication is the basic building block of our relationships. It is through communication that we convey our thoughts, feelings, and connection to one another. This tip sheet provides families with skills for successful communication. (Author abstract modified)
This tip sheet from childwelfare.org directs families to valuable resources to understand affordable housing and other available resources. (Author abstract modified)
This research-based tip sheet highlights the importance of proactive, tailored technical assistance to foster agency change and integrate healthy relationship education into existing social services.
This tip sheet will provide caregivers with ways to be the support system that a child in foster care needs to help them develop the critical relationship skills necessary for future stability, healthy decision making, and overall growth.
This tip sheet from the Capacity Building Center for States provides examples of LGBTQ Youth Normalcy considerations for child welfare service providers.
If you’re a youth in foster care, you probably know social media can help you stay in touch with friends and express yourself. But did you know it can also put you at risk? This tip sheet can help you use social media safely. (Author abstract)