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This resource is designed to provide kin and foster caregivers, caseworkers, and biological parents of children in foster care with information about the physical, emotional, and psychological concerns related to teen reproductive health in the foster care system. It aims to help all involved...
Intended for parents and caregivers, this fact sheet explains what it is like to be a child with complex trauma, reactions to trauma reminders, how complex trauma affects the way children see the world, how complex trauma changes the thinking of a child, strategies parents can use to take care...
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 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 tip sheet describes what trust looks like between parents and teens and provides strategies to help build trust, communicate expectations, and repair broken trust.
This tip sheet includes ways to deal with unpleasant feelings when teens want to spend less time with the parent, activities that parents and teens can do together, and strategies to make the most of the time together.
This tip sheet focuses on balancing the need to set limits with the freedom to explore independence as teens enter young adulthood and describes effective communication and negotiation strategies for collaborative problem-solving.
This tip sheet suggests strategies to reduce communication problems between teens and parents and describes effective communication tips to help parents talk to their teen about various tough topics.
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This fact sheet provides parents with information on adolescent social and emotional development, how it will affect their teen, and what they can do as parents to encourage healthy social and emotional development.
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This fact sheet provides parents with helpful tips on how to discuss and prevent teen pregnancy with their adolescent children. Tips include communication strategies, making expectations clear, and setting limits.