The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence.
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The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies was founded in 1985 for professionals to share information about the effects of trauma. ISTSS is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences.
Mostly interesting to the the common layperson who is interested in psychology/psychiatry or the student, this manual is a well-thought out guide to how to help others when help is needed right now.
ReachOut is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues. All content is written by teens and young adults, for teens and young adults, to meet them where they are, and help them recognize their own strengths and use those strengths to overcome their difficulties and/or seek help if necessary. The Inspire USA Foundation oversees ReachOut.
Reachout.com has 4 key sections:
The Facts provides information on a range of mental health issues
Real Stories shares personal experiences with mental health issues from teens and young adults and how they got through these issues
Get Help provides information about how you might find the help you need
Add Your Voice presents opportunities for you to contribute content to ReachOut and have your opinions become part of the larger ReachOut community.
Yellow Ribbon is dedicated to preventing youth suicide and attempts by
Making Suicide Prevention Accessible to Everyone and Removing Barriers to Help by
empowering communities and individuals through leadership, awareness and education and
by collaborating and partnering with support networks to save lives.
Raising a child is probably the most gratifying job any of us will ever haveâ€”and one of the toughest. We live in an increasingly complex world that challenges us every day with a wide range of issues that can be difficult for children to understand and for adults to explain to them.
These practical tips and techniques can help you talk easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some very tough topics.
In 1976, a group of interested educators and clinicians organized the Forum for Death Education and Counseling. Over the years, the organization grew to become the Association for Death Education and CounselingÂ® (ADEC). ADEC is the oldest interdisciplinary organization in the field of dying, death and bereavement.
Being a mom is tough, but being a stepmom is 10 times harder.
If you are here, it likely means you are trying to learn more information about how to deal with being a stepmother.