Resources for Parents
Protective Factors: How can you make your family safe from child abuse and neglect? By working to build your protective factors, you can do it. Research has shown that protective factors are linked to a lower incidence of child abuse and neglect. Read more about them by clicking on each one.
- The protective factors framework
- Nurturing and attachment
- Knowledge of parenting and of child and youth development
- Parental resilience
- Social connections
- Concrete supports for parents
- Social and emotional competence of children
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
Helpguide.org was created in 1999 by the Rotary Club of Santa Monica with active participation by Rotarians Robert and Jeanne Segal following the tragic suicide of their daughter Morgan. Since then, a dedicated team of talented people have collaborated to create a free, non-commercial resource for people in need.
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Michigan is a non-profit anti-crime organization led by 350 Michigan police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, other law enforcement leaders, and crime survivors who know that some of the most powerful weapons in our arsenal to fight crime are programs proven to help kids get the right start in life – like high quality after-school programs, early childhood school readiness, child abuse and neglect prevention, and programs that get troubled kids back on track.
Early On Michigan Each State in the U.S. has an early intervention system. In Michigan, it is called Early On. This system of early intervention services is for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with developmental delay(s) and/or disabilities, and their families.
Constructive anger management techniques for children, parents, couples, adults and teachers.