American Academy of Pediatrics: www.aap.org
This website offers quality information on child development, including social and emotional health. You can learn more about what kinds of things your child might be doing as he grows and learns.
American Psychological Association: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/resilience.aspx
This website includes 10 Tips for building resilience in Children and Teens, as well as information on how build resilience in children of different ages: preschool – highschool.
Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: www.ecmhc.org
This website has activities for both parents and children. For example, parents can download tips for dealing with stress, as well as one-page posters that offer tips for supporting the social-emotional health of your child throughout the day.
Center for Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning: www.vanderbilt.edu/csefel Click “For Families”
This website has many family-friendly activities. You can find free stories to read with your child, free articles on child development, and fun games to play. All of the materials are related to social and emotional health.
This website offers helpful information on behavior, growth and development, and more for parents, as well as separate sections for kids and teens. Although it’s free of “doctorspeak” language, KidsHealth.org content is reviewed by pediatricians and other medical personnel.
Parent Further: www.parentfurther.com/
This website is created by the Search Institute – a leading positive youth development group and developer of the 40 Assets.
Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention: http://www.challengingbehavior.org/communities/families.htm
This website offers parenting ideas on everything from running errands to making family rules.