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This fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education describes teen dating violence, the extent of teen dating violence in U.S. schools, and how it affects U.S. schools. The fact sheet also provides tips on how your school can help.
Intended to help parents (birth, foster, and adoptive) and other caregivers better understand the challenges of caring for a child who has experienced maltreatment and learn about the resources available for support.
Discusses how foster and adoptive parents can help children and adolescents who have experienced sexual abuse. It provides basic information about sexual abuse and links to other information so that parents can educate themselves about the topic. The factsheet suggests ways to establish...
Spending positive time with both parents promotes child well-being and is associated with better child support outcomes. Unmarried parents do not have systematic access to assistance in establishing parenting time orders, so state
and local child support programs have sought to address...
OCSE recently launched Parenting Time Opportunities for Children, a pilot program to give child support agencies grants to develop, implement, and evaluate procedures to establish parenting time orders along with new child support orders. The goal is to learn more about how the child support...
This publication offers information for parents and caregivers on adolescent social development and offers tips for social service agents and parents on how to encourage healthy social development.
This fact sheet was designed to offer support for families who are being reunified after the children are placed in foster care. It offers tips for these families and their supporters in meeting the needs of the children and the needs of the family as a whole.
This tip sheet gives some facts about teens and sex and provides suggestions for parents on starting age-appropriate conversations with their teen about sexuality, continuing the conversation, and leaving the line of communication open. Myths and facts about teens and sex are listed, giving...
This publication offers information on healthy teen relationships including three kinds of premarital predictors, background and contextual factors, individual traits and behaviors, and interactional processes.
This publication offers information on healthy relationship for teens and how parents and other caregivers can encourage healthy dating for adolescents.