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Parenting Resources 

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Below is a variety of resources ranging from anxiety management to using social media for parents to support their children, teens, and young adults to thrive :

ANXIETY

 

Free Parent Interventions

  • ​My Anxiety Plans (MAPS): MAPS are anxiety management programs based on CBT, an evidence-based psychological treatment. You can choose from two MAPs - Children/Teens and Adults. 

 

Book

 

BEHAVIOURAL DIFFICULTIES

Free Parent Interventions

  • Everyday Parenting: The ABCs of Child Rearing (by Dr. Alan Kazdin): This free course developed by a leader in the field provides a toolkit of behaviour-change techniques that will make your typical day in the home easier as you develop the behaviours you would like to see in your child. 

  • Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach (by Dr. Ross Greene): Rather than focusing on kids' concerning behaviours (and modifying them), CPS helps kids and caregivers solve the problems causing those behaviours. The problem-solving is collaborative (not unilateral) and proactive (not reactive). 

Books

FAVOURITE SHORT PODCASTS on the following topics (by Dr. Lisa Damour)

Social Media/Gaming

Friendships and Other Relationships

Substance Use

 

Life Challenges

 

Social Justice​

Youth Mental Health & Behaviour

Parenting Young Adults

Gender and Sexual Health

Split/Divorced Families

 

​PROVIDING VALIDATION

BOOKS FOR PARENTING YOUNG ADULTS 

 

 

SUPPORTING CHILDREN WITH SELF HARM

HEALTH TIPS

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