Resources Tagged With: downloadable

Transgender, Non-Binary and Gender Expansive Youth Books for Middle and High School Students [downloadable]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Welcoming Schools is the most comprehensive bias-based bullying prevention program in the nation to provide LGBTQ+ and gender inclusive professional development training, lesson plans, booklists and resources specifically designed for educators and youth-serving professionals.

Welcoming Schools secondary book lists are designed to help educators create classrooms, libraries and schools that are affirming of LGBTQ+ students, families and staff with high quality literature. Read more ›

The Teen Brain: 7 Things to Know [downloadable]

Did you know that big and important changes are happening in the brain during adolescence? Here are 7 things to know about the teen brain. Read more ›

Frequently Asked Questions About Suicide [downloadable]

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States and a major public health concern. When a person dies by suicide, the effects are felt by family, friends, and communities. This brochure, developed by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), can help you, a friend, or a family member learn more about the warning signs of suicide, ways to help prevent suicide, and effective treatment options. Read more ›

Talk, Read, and Sing Together Every Day! Tip Sheets for Families, Caregivers and Early Learning Educators [downloadable]

Research has found that providing children from birth to five with consistent, language-rich experiences – such as talking, reading, and singing – can have important benefits on their brain development and future school success. Read more ›

Concerned About Your Child’s Development? [downloadable] [web resource]

As a parent, you know your child best. If your child is not meeting the milestones for his or her age, or if you think there could be a problem with the way your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves talk to your child’s doctor and share your concerns. Don’t wait. Acting early can make a real difference! Read more ›

Healthy Minds: Prioritizing Mental Health [web resource] [downloadable]

It’s important to support the mental health of all children—before, during and after challenges arise — and to support parents’ and caregivers’ mental health too. Read more ›

Executive Functioning Modules for College Students [downloadable]

Almost all students struggle at one time or another with focus, paying attention, organizing, prioritizing, and completing projects or papers. These modules from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will focus on increasing self-awareness and improving your ability to pay attention and focus, which are related to the skills of executive functioning. Read more ›

Activities for Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills With Adolescents [downloadable]

During adolescence, executive function skills are not yet at adult levels, but the demands placed on these skills often are.Teenagers need to communicate effectively in multiple contexts, manage their own school and extracurricular assignments, and successfully complete more abstract and complicated projects. Read more ›

The Best Present of All – CHC Experts’ Self-Care Strategies for the Holiday Season

The holidays can be a stressful time of year. These helpful tips from CHC experts will help you stay mentally healthy and present during the holiday season. Read more ›

Entertainment Holiday Pack for a Growth Mindset [downloadable]

Movies offer our children an engaging way to learn about important principles.

Big Life Journal’s Entertainment Holiday Pack, has family movie suggestions that will allow your child to witness stories of perseverance, personal growth, kindness, compassion, and friendship. Read more ›

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