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This research-based tip sheet highlights tips for parents of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on what they could do in the course of their daily lives to help prepare their child for adult life. This information will be useful for both parents and service providers who work directly...
This article highlights the importance of addressing mental health and building resilience among first responders. It highlights the American Psychological Association’s 10 strategies designed to build resilience.
This factsheet provides suggestions for finding an adoption-competent therapist and offers information about the types of therapy that can help adopted children and their families. Foster parents considering adoption could face similar issues and therefore also may find definitions and...
In a world where children are "growing up digital," it's important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills. (Author abstract)
What is self-care and why is it important? This article provides basic information on the wide variety of types of self-care, and strategies for finding what works best for you.
This article discusses the varied health effects of marriage. A bad marriage can lead to health risks such as increased blood pressure and increased risk for diabetes and heart attack. Satisfying marriages lead to increased immunity and greater longevity.
When a child tells an adult that he or she has been sexually abused, the adult may feel uncomfortable and may not know what to say or do. The following guidelines should be used when responding to children who say they have been sexually abused. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet provides specific tips to improve financial management skills. It is designed as an informational handout for families in support of the companion resource for providers, Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Financial Management Skills. (Author abstract)