ASQ:SE-2 Social-Emotional Development Guide (Sheets for parents)

This colorful, 9-page guide outlines a dozen or more important milestones for social-emotional development of children at the age of 2 to 60-months. The sheets can support social workers’ discussion with parents about their children’s social-emotional development. Click here to view/download  


Building blocks for babies – Fun parent/child activities guide

The Building blocks for babies guide lists fun and simple at-home activities that parents can do to promote their infants’ and toddlers’ physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. It provides ideas in relation the following areas: Explore With Me Play With Me Have Fun With Me…


The Pregnancy Book – Guide

This book provides information on many aspects of pregnancy, labour and childbirth and the first weeks after child’s birth. Contents: Becoming pregnant Now you are pregnant How your baby develops Getting to know your baby Your health in pregnancy Antenatal care Conditions and problems in…


How to Explain Jails and Prisons to Children (Caregivers’ guide)

This booklet was written as a resource to encourage open and honest communication between children and adults. Ideally, a caregiver will read through this booklet and then use it as a guide when talking with a child about his/her parent going to jail or prison. CONTENTS: Introduction About Families…


Telling the Children (Booklet for families of prisoners)

This Outsiders booklet provides helpful and practical information about the impact that imprisonment of a parent has on the children. The booklet covers a wide range of issues from what to say to the children, dealing with the child’s changing role in the family to…


Hands Are Not for Hitting (Storybook)

Hands Are Not for Hitting is a story about alternative actions and activities that children and adults can do with their hands instead of hitting. It teaches correct use of hands in an encouraging way through the use of simple language and descriptive illustrations that…


Is it legal? A parents’ guide to the (UK) law

This booklet is for parents and carers. Its aim is to help them know when the law has something to say about their families’ day-to-day lives. Equally important, it helps them know the limits of the law. It is a reminder that whilst law permeates…


All Babies Count: Support for Parents (Guide)

All Babies Count explores the challenges that new parents face and the vulnerability of babies. The booklet offers advice and suggestions to enable parents to start their life together in the right way to help their child become confident, happy and healthy. The booklet includes…


Help keep children safe online (guide for parents)

This easy-to-read guide provides information and guidance that parents need to keep their child safe online. It guides the parents to talk to their child and discuss the potential safety issues, get the family involved and being proactive in seeking further support and advice.


Smoking and Quitting: Clean air for all (educational storybook)

This nicely illustrated story book provides helpful and easy-to-understand answers to children’s common questions when a parent smokes cigarettes, and it offers the parent, grandparent, teacher, mental health or addiction professional, or other concerned adult a tool to aid in talking with children about smoking….


Health services for disabled children and young people (booklet)

This guide has been written for: • health practitioners and commissioners, to increase their understanding of the specialist services that disabled children access • GPs to coordinate care for disabled children, young people and their families. The guide will also help parents to understand how health…


How to deal with anger booklet

Many people have trouble managing their anger. This is for anyone who wants to learn how to deal with it in a constructive and healthy way. It is also for anyone with a friend or family member who has problems with anger. Contents What is anger?…


The safe parenting handbook

Handbook containing information and advice to help parents deal successfully with various issues which can affect children such as: Babysitting Bedwetting & sleeping difficulties Bullying Child protection Childminding & daycare Children left alone Children with disabilities Choosing children’s activities Domestic abuse Don’t shake the baby…


Positive Discipline: A Guide for Parents

This 64-page colourful guide provides information and tools to help parents understand the common parenting experiences they may have, from the time their child is an infant through the early grade school years. The strategies in this booklet promote positive development in children and positive parent-child relationships. Click…