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Family Resource Center

External Resources

This list contains websites that contain information and resources for families. A comprehensive list of web resources for families is located here: http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/

External Resources for Families

Child Development and Parenting

Info About Kids.org

This website provides resources for parents to understand child development and common childhood issues.

Healthy Children

This website provides details of child development milestones from prenatal development to emerging adulthood.

Healthy Parents, Healthy Children

This website provides a guide for parenting across development, beginning in pregnancy.

The Future of Children

This website provides research articles and briefs about many parenting and child development issues.

Dads and Kids: Health and Fitness Talk

This website provides information and resources for fathers to increase involvement in their children’s lives.

On Guard Online

This website provides information about online safety, and has a section specifically about protecting kids online.

Center on Media and Child Health

This website provides information for parents on various topics related to media, including movies, TV, music, social media, and video games.

Office of Adolescent Health

This website provides information about adolescent physical, social, and mental health.

Child Trends

This website provides research results from studies aimed at improving the lives of children and youth.

Education

Head Start

This website provides information about Head Start preschool services for children of low-income families.

Harvard Family Research Project

This website provides information about childcare, early childhood education, and preschool.

Romantic Relationships and Marriage

National Healthy Marriage Resource Center

This website provides resources for couples on various topics related to romantic relationships and marriage.

Healthy Relationship and Marriage Education Training

This website provides information from a couple intervention program aimed to reduce stress and help couples have happier, healthier relationships.

American Bar Association

This website provides information and resources regarding child custody and support in divorce.

Counseling and Therapy

AAMFT Therapist Locator

This website provides listings of marriage and family therapists, searchable by practice area.

Psychology Today

This website provides listings of therapists, searchable by practice area and specialization.

Addiction 

Addiction Resource

This website provides information and resources to help individuals struggling with addiction and to provide support for their friends and family members.

Addictions and Recovery.org

This website provides information and resources for family members of addicts.

Al-Anon

This website provides information about Al-Anon and Alateen meetings for family members of addicts.


For more information, contact us:

Dr. Amy Claridge, Family Resource Center Director - ClaridgeA@cwu.edu

 

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