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Parenting Skills Resources
This really is a very good program but what I believe is missing is teaching parents the importance of having a positive relationship with one's child before implementing the techniques. Also, not to be used with highly traumatized youth. If understood in the context of the other sources listed in this reference, it adds a good element.
You can go to the above website and take the PCIT training course for free. You will have to take quizzes to move on, but it is entirely at your own pace and FREE!!!
The Mental Health Association of Minnesota
Publications, support groups, success stories, blog, and more about mental health issues, legislation, and online screening for mood and anxiety disorders.
Therapy Resources Systems Theory and Functional Family Therapy
School Shootings & Traumatic Events
National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth
Publications and general information on sexual behavior issues in children and adolescents.
The Safer Society Foundation
Publications on prevention and treatment of sexual abuse, as well as books offered through the Safer Society Press on family issues related to sexual abuse.
Publications on the latest in human sexuality, including sexual and reproductive health, puberty, abstinence, relationships, sexual orientation, body image, self-esteem, STDs, HIV/AIDS, unintended pregnancy, and more.