Behavior / Social Emotional Development

  • Parenting Counts

    Research-based resource site developed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Includes parent handouts and short videos. Information is available in English and Spanish.

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  • PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center

    PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Through more than 30 projects, PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities. Parents can find free, helpful publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities.

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  • The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

    Funded by the Office of Special Education Programs to improve and support the capacity of state systems and local programs to implement an early childhood multi-tiered system of support to improve the social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes of young children with, and at risk for, developmental disabilities or delays. The Pyramid Model is a conceptual framework of evidence-based practices for promoting social and emotional competence in infants and young children.

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  • Illinois Children’s’ Mental Health Partnership

    ICMHP is the only statewide, public/private partnership of policymakers and advocates in Illinois committed to improving the scope, quality, and access of mental health programs, services, and supports for children. ICMHP convenes the child-serving state agencies, parents, youth, policymakers, providers, and advocates to identify needs and gaps, and recommend innovative solutions to improve children’s mental health in Illinois.

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