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Behavior Problems

When children struggle with their behavior, it can have a negative impact on everyone in the family. Parents know they need to respond, but they often aren’t sure what’s the best strategy, especially if a child is frequently acting out and nothing seems to work. This resource collection from the Child Mind Institute offers parents a comprehensive look at problem behavior. It covers many topics, including what may be triggering problem behavior, how to improve the parent-child relationship when it becomes strained, what to do if kids are struggling with behavior in school, and how to get professional help if you need it. The suite is also available in Spanish. To take a closer look at the individual topics treated in the collection and to access it in English or Spanish, come here.

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Formed Families Forward Kinship Resource Webpage

Formed Families Forward

Formed Families Forward is a Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC) dedicated to supporting foster, kinship, and adoptive families of children and youth with disabilities and other special needs. They serve families, educators and child welfare professionals in the Northern Virginia area. Formed Families Forward has created a webpage to support kinship in general with resources such as on Kinship Caregivers Working with the Schools, Supporting Educational Access for Kinship/Grandfamilies, Kinship Care and the Child Welfare System fact sheet and Supporting Educational Access for Kinship/Grandfamilies fact sheet. Check it out!


Webinar | Return to School after Traumatic Brain Injury

Description:  This webinar will describe traumatic brain injury in children, including the prevalence , effects of the injury in children, models of care for children and return to school for children following the injury....

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Buzz | Diversity and Mental Health Issues

This Buzz brings you resources focused on mental health amid the many diverse populations that Parent Centers serve. Culture and identity can play a profound role in shaping a person's or community's mental health challenges, strengths, and resiliency. To that end, we hope you find the resources in this Buzz illuminating, useful to you as Parent Center staff, and pertinent to the families with whom you connect.

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