Growing Together Toolkit is for community service providers who support mothers and their young children and families. The toolkit presents strategies to build healthy relationships with babies and toddlers and focuses on mothers who are dealing with depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma or other challenging life circumstances.
This article succinctly describes 20 practical and powerful strategies for promoting resilience in your program.
This guidebook is for child-serving professionals and parents. It aims to increase awareness of the importance of promoting resilience through caring relationships and adult modelling of resilient thinking and coping strategies.
These 30 games and activities support planning and problem solving, memory, attention, motor control and sequencing. They’re a great way to introduce self-regulation strategies to kids!
Reaching In Reaching Out has a list of English and French storybooks that illustrate resilient thinking and coping in action- and promote cultural competence too! Each book is annotated and categorized by the resiliency abilities it supports.
bilingual infants as young as 20 months of age are really good at processing two languages!
resilience is learned? Some of the children you work with may have experienced trauma. Even very young children absorb frightening events, so it’s important to have strategies to help them settle into their new life here in Canada. Here are 10 tips for building resilience. Review these ideas for strategies you can use or share with parents.
Psychology Foundation of Canada. The tip sheets are available in six languages, on topics like: Managing Conflict, Friends, Independence, Discipline, Puberty and Relationships