Publications and Resources
Resources for Professionals
CYF News: Winter 2012
This newsletter addresses children in foster care dealing with mental health care and services, reunification readiness, trauma-focused cognitive behavior, and special needs adoption.
Speak up for Kids 2012
The Child Mind Institute is standing up for children's mental health and treatment. Learn more about how to host, give or attend a talk on childhood mental health disorders and issues.
Report of Healthy Development: A Summit on Young Children's Mental Health
Summit participants identified empirically supported findings about children’s mental health and the most critical and useful ideas to improve public understanding.
Products of the Presidential Task Force on PTSD and Trauma in Children and Adolescents
Resources for mental health professionals and policymakers on PTSD and trauma in children and youth.
A New Look at Adolescent Girls Strengths and Stresses Research Agenda
This booklet was excerpted from Beyond Appearance A New Look at Adolescent Girls and provides research questions focused on the strengths, challenges, and choices within the contexts of girls' lives. 28 pages.
Developing Adolescents: A Reference for Professionals (PDF, 800KB)
This booklet was designed to provide professionals who work with adolescents with basic information about healthy adolescent development.
Resources for Parents, Teachers & Caregivers
Child Sexual Abuse: What Parents Should Know
Information for parents and caretakers on the warning signs and treatment options for child sexual abuse.
Protecting our Children from Abuse and Neglect
A brochure written for parents, teachers, relatives and those who care for children on how to recognize and prevent child abuse and neglect. Provides information on causes and what happens to abused and neglected children. A public education pamphlet. 1997.
Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt Teens (PDF, 640KB)
This poster-style brochure on teen dating violence provides information and resources for victims, aggressors, and friends. It includes discussion of issues particular to disabled youth, same-sex relationships and cultural beliefs.