Parenting Resources

Parenting, especially after experiencing traumatic events, can be faught and difficult.

We here at Child Guidance want you to know you are not alone. 

On this page, you can find a collection of articles and online resources to offer you support and skills to better take on the challenges of parenthood.

Read on to learn more and if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out. 

–Healthy Minds Philly:  Healthy Minds Philly offers resources to support and improve mental health and wellbeing of all Philadelphians. It is an initiative of DBHIDS. We partner with Healthy Minds Philly for mental health screenings. If you are interested in knowing more, contact us. 

Parenting After Trauma:

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/family-dynamics/adoption-and-foster-care/Pages/Parenting-Foster-Adoptive-Children-After-Trauma.aspx

PDF: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Documents/FamilyHandout.pdf

 

Parents need support too:

https://wonderschooling.net/2019/04/02/parents-need-support-too/

 

Adjusting to Parenthood:

https://healthyfamilies.beyondblue.org.au/pregnancy-and-new-parents/becoming-a-parent-what-to-expect/adjusting-to-parenthood

 

Understanding your child’s emotional development:

https://www.bringingupgreatkids.org/en/development/understanding-your-childs-emotional-development

 

Childhood Stress:

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/stress.html

 

How to help your child succeed in school:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/evidence-based-living/201709/how-help-your-kids-succeed-in-school