Links

Adoption and Attachment

Websites

www.ATTACh.org: Association for the Treatment and Training of Attachment in Children

www.nctsn.org: National Child Traumatic Stress Network

www.child.tcu.edu/index.htm: Donald Federici Karyn Purvis

www.childtrauma.org/: Bruce Perry

www.danielhughes.org: Daniel Hughes

perspectivespress.com/blog/: Arleta James

www.postinstitute.com: Brian Post

www.bgcenter.com/: Boris Gindis (international adoption)

www.childwelfare.org: Child Welfare Information Gateway

Adoption Support Groups:

www.nafaonline.org: Northwest Adoptive Families (NAFA)

www.frua-oregon.org: Families with Russian and Ukrainian Adoptions (FRUA)

www.fcc-nw.com: Families with Children from China (FCC)

www.adoptionmosaic.org: Adoption Mosaic

www.choseninternational.org: Chosen

www.orparc.org: Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC) (extensive listing of local support/resources)

Workshop Handouts by Ally Burr-Harris, Ph.D.

Attachment Parenting Handout  PDF

BurrHarris Early Childhood Trauma Handout2  PDF

Intro Attachment Handouts RevJan2013  PDF

Anger

 

Anxiety

Websites
www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/index.cfm

This website provides thorough, accurate information about a number of mental health topics, including child and adolescent mental health, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and social phobia.
www.klis.com/chandler/home.htm

Created by a psychiatrist in Nova Scotia, this website gives a lot of very good information about mental health issues in child. It is easy to read, with a lot of examples from his practice. He covers a number of topics, such as social anxiety, panic disorder, separation anxiety, agoraphobia, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Attention

Websites
www.attitudemag.com

http://www.cjr

How Attention Networks Work
http://www.aap.org/…aap/aap…/aap…/ADHD

http://www.add.org

http://www.chadd.org

http://www.mindfuleducation.org

http://www.morethansound.net

Focus for Kids Enhancing Concentration, Caring and Calm with Daniel Goldman
http://www.sharperbrains.com

Training Attention and Emotional Self-Regulation

 

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

WebsitesThere are literally thousands of websites on this subject. When you review these websites, please be aware of those that are trying to sell you something. The following sites are some of the most frequently visited.

 

www.nimh.nih.gov – National Institute for Mental Health

www.chadd.org – Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

www.healthychildren.org – Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics

www.addwarehouse.com – The Leading Resource for Understanding and Treatment of All Developmental Disorders, Including ADHD

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Click here for Autism Spectrum Disorder links.

 

Disruptive Behaviors

 

Divorce

 

Eating and Weight Disorders

Websites

www.aedweb.org/Resources_for_the_Public/1884.htm – Academy of Eating Disorders Parent Information (international organization of eating disorders professionals)

www.maudsleyparents.org – Maudsley Parents Support (website offering information and support for parents of children with an eating disorder)

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org – National Eating Disorders Association (national advocacy group for patients, family and friends with an eating disorder)

 

Grief and Loss

Websites

www.dougy.org: The Dougy Center (Local support and resources for parents.)

www.barrharris.org/barbooks.html: Book reviews and recommendations.

 

Internet Safety

Websites

www.apa.org/monitor/apr000/addiction.aspx – Is Internet addiction real?

www.kidshealth.org – The Internet is a wonderful resource, but access to it has its hazards for kids. Here’s how to make sure your child surfs the web safely.

www.parentinginthedigitalage.com

 

Learning & Learning Disabilities

 

Marriage/Relationships

Websites

www.slidingvsdeciding.blogspot.com – Dr. Scott Stanley’s blog, “Sliding vs. Deciding”

www.gottman.com – Gottman Institute

 

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

 

Safe Touch and Sexual Development

 

Trauma

Websites

www.childtrauma.org/index.php/articles/articles-for-caregiversChild – Trauma Institute

www.nctsn.org – The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

www.tlcinst.org/PTRCptsd.html – Parent’s Trauma Resource Center

www.zerotothree.org/maltreatment/trauma/trauma.html – Impact of Trauma in Young Children

www.stopbullying.gov – Bullying

www.aacap.org/cs/root/resources_for_families/talking_to_children_about_community_violence – Talking to Children about Community Violence