Resources

Imagine all the resources this newborn will need over his lifetime.  A loving, nurturing relationship from the start will help him be an independent, healthy, contributing member of our society in the future.

Imagine all the resources this newborn will need over his lifetime. A loving, nurturing relationship from the start will help him be an independent, healthy, contributing member of our society in the future.

Listed here are many excellent resources on the subject of Infant and Young Child Mental Health, ranging from websites to journal articles to videos. Please check back often for updates and current information.

ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences Study)


Early Childhood Practitioner Tip Sheets. Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, U.S. Department of HHS


Workforce Development Resources


Nurturing the Brain Resources


NCIMHA Talking Points with NC Policy Makers


Websites

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Zero to Three

FrameWorks Institute

The Heckman Equation

Alliance for Early Success

The National Association for the Education of Young Children

First 2000 Days

Smart Start – North Carolina Partnership for Children

The Ounce of Prevention Fund

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration

Children’s Bureau—An Office of the Administration for Children and Families


Videos

Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA, provides a brief overview of each of the four attachment types in the four videos directly below: Secure, Insecure Avoidant, Insecure Ambivalent, and Insecure Disorganized.

Dr. Dan Siegel – On Optimal Attachment

Dr. Dan Siegel – On Avoidant Attachment

Dr. Dan Siegel – On Ambivalent Attachment

Dr. Dan Siegel – On Disorganized Attachment

TEDxTC – Terrie Rose – From the Baby’s Point Of View
By TEDxTalks on Jan 20, 2011

TEDxMonterey – Why Talking to Little Kids Matters
Aug, 2014

The Ounce of Prevention Fund – Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything
Apr 2009

TEDxOmaha – 5 Connections that will Change Children’s Lives
Oct 2014

Center for the Developing Child – Early Childhood Mental Health
2015

Center for the Developing Child – The Impact of Early Adversity on Children’s Development (Available in Spanish)

Center for the Developing Child – Executive Function: Skills for Life and Learning, 2012 (Available in Spanish)

Center for the Developing Child – Intergenerational Mobility Project: Building Adult Capabilities for Family Success
2016

Center for the Developing Child – Ready4Routines: Building the Skills for Mindful Parenting
2016

The Heckman Equation – Cognitive Skills are Not Enough

The Heckman Equation – The Case for Investing in Disadvantaged Children