18. 08. 01
posted by: Dr. Jackie Parke
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Resources

Mental health resources for parents, teachers, kids, teens, college students

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The Harvard University Center for the Developing Child: Resilience 
A wealth of science-based resources related to child development, including resilience
EffectiveChildTherapy.org 
National resource for parents created by the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 53 - Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Provides information regarding mental health treatment for children, how to find a psychologist, what to look for in therapy approaches.
NIMH's Brochure "Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms" 
A brief psychoeducational brochure that explains what panic disorder is, causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment options; available online and as a downloadable PDF
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) 
The national resource for trauma-informed care in the U.S.; information about what child trauma is, treatments and practices, trauma-informed care, resources
Action Steps Following the March for Our Lives Demonstrations: A Toolkit 
A six-step toolkit of action steps to address and prevent school violence
Young-Smith Program for Helping Children with ADHD  
A cognitive-behavioral treatment approach for ADHD; can be used collaboratively by professionals, teachers, parents

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Taking Charge of ADHD 
The definitive guide for parents, written by the field's most well-respected ADHD researcher/clinician, Dr. Russell Barkley

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Coping Cat Therapy Workbook 
An evidence-based treatment approach for anxiety in children; child workbook for use in therapy

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Coping Cat Therapist Manual 
An evidence-based treatment approach for anxiety in children; manual for use by therapists

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Coping Cat Parent Companion 
An evidence-based treatment approach for anxiety in children; companion workbook for parents

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C.A.T. Project Therapy Workbook 
An evidence-based treatment approach for anxiety in adolescents; workbook for use by teens in therapy

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C.A.T. Project Therapist Manual 
An evidence-based treatment approach for anxiety in adolescents; for use by therapists

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The Resilience Research Centre 
A center for the study of resilience from a socio-ecological, dynamic, contextual, and culturally bound approach
The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) 
A collaborative for scholars, community partners, and government agencies to promote the successful integration of refugee youth and their families
APA: The Road to Resilience 
A webpage guide to resilience and how to promote it, published by the American Psychological Association (APA)
Brain, Mind, & Healing: Resilience 
Research and resources from the Samueli Institute; especially focused on military populations
The International Resilience Project 
An international research project studying resilience in over 1500 children in 14 communities across 5 continents
KidsMatter: Resilience 
An Australian initiative to promote the mental health and well-being of youth
APA: Resilience Guide for Parents and Teachers 
A developmentally phased guide published by the American Psychological Association (APA)
Positive Youth Development 
A paradigm for promoting positive outcomes among youth through their engagement, involvement, and empowerment
AAP: Building Resilience in Children 
A guide published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
FosteringResilience.com 
A potentially helpful site for parents and teachers, from Dr. Ginsburg (pediatrician perspective)
Treatment for Children with Selective Mutism: An Integrative Behavioral Approach 
An evidence-based treatment approach for selective mutism in youth; for use by therapists
Selective Mutism Treatment: Forms and Worksheets 
These are forms and worksheets provided by Oxford University Press, for therapists to use in conjunction with Treatment for Children with Selective Mutism: An Integrative Behavioral Approach
10 New Strategies for Stress Management 
Although not entirely "new," the strategies in this article provide a helpful starting point for managing stress (and managing ourselves)
How to Stay Awake While Reading 
Being in school involves a lot of reading... here are some tips for staying awake while reading
Time Management Secrets from 29 Straight-A Students 
We manage ourselves, not necessarily time... but these insights may be helpful for students seeking to grow in this skill
Applying to Graduate School in Psychology 
A comprehensive guide from the American Psychological Association regarding applying to graduate school in psychology
Online Screening Tools for Anxiety and/or Depression 
These free online screening tools are provided by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America
APA Primer: Students Experiencing Stress 
This is a comprehensive "primer" for teachers regarding student stress, written by the American Psychological Association
Exploring the psychology job market 
An overview of the psychology job market for psychology students
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