Children’s Books

  1. Children’s Book List – This list consists of children’s books organized by category and age group. Examples of categories include being with friends, feelings, caring for others, problem solving, self esteem, family relationships, bullying/teasing, good behavior expectations,  and grief/loss.
  2. Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying
  3. When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
  4. When Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide to Understanding Divorce

 

Educational Resources

Understanding the Evaluation, Eligibility, and Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process in Maryland

 

National Associations

  1. Association for Play Therapy
  2. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  3. American Psychological Association
  4. Anxiety and Depression Association of America
  5. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  6. National Alliance on Mental Illness
  7. National Association of Social Workers
  8. National Institute of Mental Health
  9. Mental Health America
  10. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  11. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
  12. The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children

 

Parenting

  1. Challenging Teens
  2. Children and Tantrums: Why They Do It, How to Get Through It
  3. Differences Between Praise and Encouragement
  4. How to Play with Your Child
  5. “No Because I Said So” from “An Allowance is Not a Bribe”
  6. Picky Eater
  7. Reframing Children’s Behaviors
  8. Ten Favorite Parenting Techniques
  9. The Heart of Discipline

 

Play Therapy

  1. Play Therapy Works! (Video)
  2. “What to Expect in Play Therapy” for Parents (Video)
  3. “What to Expect in Play Therapy” for Children (Video)

 

Selective Mutism

  1. Breaking the Silence: How I Conquered Selective Mutism
  2. What is Selective Mutism

 

Sleep

Help Your Child Sleep Alone: The SnoozeEasy Program for Bedtime Fears

 

Social/Emotional Support

  1. Six Ways to Help Your Child Have Better Friendships
  2. Teaching Your Child to Identify and Express Emotions
  3. Tips for Managing Anger in Children

 

Trauma

  1. Bonding and Attachment
  2. Trauma, Brain, and Relationships: Helping Children Heal (Video) – Documentary with Bryan Post, PhD and Bruce Perry, MD on trauma, attachment, and brain chemistry

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