National Links and Universities
Evidence-Based Curricula and Practice Sources
LA State Agencies and Organizations
Articles and Papers
Child Development Theorists
Discussion List


National Links and Universities

Advocates for Youth- Rights Respect Responsibility
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.htm

Alberta Home Visitation and Network Association
www.ahvna.org

 American Psychological Association- Parenting
http://www.apa.org/topics/topicparenting.html

Attachment Parenting International- Nurturing Families for a Compassionate World 
http://www.attachmentparenting.org/


Casey Life Skills - (tools to prepare young people for adulthood)
www.caseylifeskills.org

Center for Effective Parenting
www.parenting-ed.org

Child and Family WebGuide- Expert Reviewed Sites on Children and Families- Tuft University
http://www.tufts.edu

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota- Peaceful Parenting for Health Professionals
http://www.childrensmn.org/Communities/PeacefulParenting.asp

Children Now- Tough Issues- Sex, HIV, AIDS, Violence, Drugs and Alcohol
http://www.talkingwithkids.org/

Children Youth and Family Consortium- University of Minnesota:
http://www.cyfc.umn.edu/

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network (CYFER)
www.cyfernet.org

Circle of Parents - (a network of parent led self-help groups)
www.circleofparents.org

Early Home Learning Matters
http://www.earlyhomelearning.org.uk/

Education Resources Information Center
www.eric.ed.gov

Family Support America
www.frca.org

Families and Work Institute: Ellen Galinsky’s site
http://www.familiesandwork.org/  

Federal Trade Commission - Consumer Protection
(FTC information for parents about online safety)
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/tech/privacy.shtm

Girls Inc. Online - Inspiring Girls to Be Strong, Smart and Bold
www.girlsinc-online.org

Harvard Family Research Project
www.hfrp.org

How Much is Enough?
http://www.overindulgence.info/

Immunization Action Coalition- Vaccination Information for Health Care Providers:
http://www.immunize.org/

LimiTV- Promoting Growth and Development-Alternatives to watching television for children and families   
www.limitv.org

MediaWise National Institute on Media and the Family
www.mediafamily.org

Mothers of SuperTwins MOST -
(mothers of triplets and more)
http://www.mostonline.org/

Multiple Birth Families
http://www.tripletconnection.org/

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
www.naeyc.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org/content/view/1090/

National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL)
www.ncfl.org

National Childcare Information and Technical Assistance Center:
http://nccic.acf.hhs.gov/categories/index.cfm?categoryid=6

National Family and Parenting Institute Research and Policy for the Real World  
www.nfpi.org

National Fatherhood Initiative www.fatherhood.org
http://www.ncfl.org

National Head Start Association
www.nhsa.org

National Heart Lungs and Blood Institute- Sleep Disorders
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/sleep/starslp/

National Implementation Reseach Network
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~nirn

National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/

National Network for Childcare
www.nncc.org

National Parenting Education Network (NPEN)
www.npen.org

National Sleep Foundation
http://www.sleepfoundation.org/

News for Parents.org - Debbie Glaser's (past NPEN pres) website
http://www.newsforparents.org/index.html

NYU Child Study Center- Giving Children Back Their Childhood   
www.aboutourkids.org

Parent’s Action for Children
www.parentsaction.org

Parents as Teachers National Center
www.parentsasteachers.org

Parent Child Center, Bernard L. Pacella, M.D.  - More Than a Play Group
http://www.theparentchildcenter.org/

Parent Education Network
www.pensouthbay.org

Parents First- Network of Care for Young Families:
http://info.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/parentsfirst/index.html

Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents. Org  
www.parentingproject.org

Prevent Child Abuse America
www.preventchildabuse.org

Princeton/Brookings The Future of Children- Homevisiting
http://www.futureofchildren.org/pubs-info2825/pubs-info_show.htm?doc_id=70386

Sexuality Information and Education Council of U.S.:
(sex information for parents to talk with their kids) 
http://www.familiesaretalking.org/

The Fatherhood Project
www.fatherhoodproject.org

The National Marriage Project    
www.marriage.Rutgers.edu
 
The Young Teen’s Place for Information on Alcohol and Resisting Peer Pressure  
http://www.thecoolspot.gov/ 

The Wonder Wise Parent- Kansas State
www.k-state.edu/wwparent/wondhome.htm

University of Pittsburg, School of Education, Office of Child Development
http://www.education.pitt.edu/ocd/family/parentingguides.aspx

University of Washington- Parenting Clinic – For Parents, Therapists and Teachers of Children 4 to 8
http://www.son.washington.edu/centers/parenting-clinic/

 WithinReach   Essential Resources for Family Health, Washington
www.withinreachwa.org
https://www.girlsinc-online.org/

Zero to Three- Infants and Toddlers
http://www.zerotothree.org/



Evidence-based Curricula and Practices Sources

Casey Family Programs Report - Shifting Resources in Child Welfare to Achieve Better Outcomes for Children and Families
http://casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/ShiftingResources.pdf 

Center for Parenting Curriculum Database (searchable  database for Tennessee parent educators)
www.center4parenting.org/curricula.asp

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
www.cachildwelfareclearinghouse.org

Child Trends Research to Improve Children’s Lives
www.childtrends.org

Child Welfare Information Gateway
www.childwelfare.gov                                                                                           

Children Youth and Families Education and Research Network, Practical Research information from the nation’s Leading Universities    
www.cyfernet.org
http://www.cyfernet.org/parenting_practices/curriculum.htm1

Compilation of Evidence-Based Family Skills Training Programs
www.coe.int/t/dg3/children/corporalpunishment/positive%20parenting/UNOI

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration   SAMHSA  
www.nrepp.samhsa.gov

Parent Education & Training Programs in a Child Welfare Population:  A Review of the Evidence
www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/infoservices/ParentTraining_ExecSummary2010pdf

Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Curricula List - (parenting education program descriptions)
www.parentingproject.org/curricula.htm

Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities - (programs and practices that are proven to improve outcomes for children, RAND corporation)
www.promisingpractices.net 

Triple P America (evidence-based program developed by University of Queensland)
http://www.triplep-america.com/

What Works Clearinghouse U.S. Department of Education Institute of Educational Services  
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/

 

Louisiana State Agencies and Organizations

Louisiana 2-1-1
http://www.louisiana211.org/About_2-1-1.html

Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana
www.pcal.org
 
Louisiana Association for the Education of Young Children
www.laeyc.org

Louisiana Association of NonProfit Organizations (LANO)
www.lano.org
 
Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund
www.lctf.org

Louisiana Department of Education
www.doe.state.la.us

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health, Bureau of Family Health
www.louisiana.gov

Louisiana Department of Social Services
www.state.la.us

Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families
www.lapartnership.org

Louisiana Promise- Parent Information and Resource Centers
www.lpirc.org

Louisiana State Improvement Grant
www.lasig2.org

Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) 
www.selahec.org

 

Articles and Papers

CDC Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study 

www.cdc.gov/ace/about.htm

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

www.srhd.org/documents/123Care/ACES%20original.pdf

ACEs Too High (ACE Questionnaire)

www.ACEsTooHigh.com 

Resilience Questionnaire

www.jimfazioib.com/Resilience_SCore_Questionnaire.pdf

 The 7 C's:  The Essential Blocks of Resilience

www.fosteringresilience.com

CDC Launches Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/index.html

Improving Supports for Parents of Young Children: State-level Initiatives
National Center for Children in Poverty, September 2010 

Advancing the Field of Parenting Education (PDF)
by Debbie Glasser and Harriet Heath

Choosing Parenting Curriculum Based on the Strengths, Interests and Preferences of the Parents Who Will Use Them by Harriett Heath
http://parenthood.library.wisc.edu/Heath/Heath.html

Raising Teens: A Synthesis of Research and a Foundation for Action
http://hrweb.mit.edu/worklife/rpteens.html

The Role of the Mass Media in Parenting Education
http://hrweb.mit.edu/worklife/rpparenting.html

Sharing the Wisdom on Parenting: Turning Information Overload Into a Curriculum That Works
(PDF)
by Karen DeBord, PhD,; Harriet Heath, PhD.; Dana McDermott, PhD; and Randi Wolfe, PhD

When 800,000 Families Can't Wait for Clinical Trialshttp://www.preventionaction.org/research/when-800000-families-can-t-wait-clinical-trials/6078#.VOZRE00SWIM.email

Zero to Three: Parent Educator-Professional Training
http://hrweb.mit.edu/worklife/rpteens.html

An Overview of Parenting Education and Family Support
(PDF)
by Karen DeBord, Harriett Heath, Dana McDermott, Randi Wolfe

FRIENDS Factsheet #16, Parenting Education (PDF)
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-based Child Abuse Prevention

Parent Training Programs, Insight for Practitioners (PDF)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Child Development Theorists

Mary Ainsworth - Infant Attachment
http://www.healthline.com/galecontent/ainsworth-mary-1913-
http://www.psychology.sunysb.edu/attachment/online/inge_origins.pdf
http://books.google.com/books?id=8gUYlyrjWTEC

Lawrence Kohlberg - Moral Development
http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/i/i_09/i_09_s/i_09_s_dev/i_09_s_dev.html
http://faculty.plts.edu/gpence/html/kohlberg.htm

Erik Erikson - Psychosocial Development
http://allpsych.com/psychology101/social_development.html
http://muskingum.edu/~psych/psycweb/history/erikson.htm

Jean Piaget - Cognitive Development
http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/i/i_09/i_09_p/i_09_p_dev/i_09_p_dev.html
http://muskingum.edu/~psych/psycweb/history/piaget.htm

John Bowlby - Maternal Care and Mental Health
http://healthline.com/galecontent/bowlby-john-1907
http://www.psychology.sunysb.edu/attachment/online/inge_origins.pdf

Abraham Maslow - Human Motivation
http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Maslow/motivation.htm
http://mason.gmu.edu/~bbrown/courses/2004fall/govt351/Maslow_Hierarchy%20of%20Needs.doc
http://dirkdavis.org/cbu/edu518/resources/Savage03/MaslowsHierarchy.pdf

Sigmund Freud
http://www.iep.utm.edu/f/freud.htm#top
http://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/engl/theory/psychoanalysis/freud.html

Alexander Thomas and Stella Chess - Personality
http://www.acamedia.info/sciences/sciliterature/origin_of_personality.htm
http://www.enfant-encyclopedie.com/pages/PDF/temperamentANG.pdf



Discussion List

National Parenting Education Network
http://npen.org/listserv.html