Parent Resources

The pressures of parenthood can be overwhelming. CAC provides some resources to help you keep your children and yourself healthy.

CAC Resources

  • Books on Prevention - List

  • 30 Ways to Prevent Child Abuse - PDF

  • 5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online - PDF

  • Child Abuse FAQs - PDF

  • Myths About Child Abuse - PDF

  • Positive Childhood Experiences - PDF

  • How Abusers Use "Grooming" - Video

  • Disclosing Abuse is a Process - Video

  • How to Talk to Your Kids about Domestic Violence - Video

  • Healthy Parent-Child Attachment Advice - Video

  • The Effects of Domestic Violence on a Developing Brain - Video

  • Myths and Facts about Childhood Trauma and Domestic Violence - Video

COVID-19 Resources

This has been a trying time for us all. Our Master's-level therapists put together some helpful resources to help you and your family navigate the stay-at-home orders.

  • COVID-19 Newsletter - Connection - PDF

  • COVID - 19 Newsletter - Be Gentle with Yourself - PDF

  • 5 Quarantine Tips for School and Work Closures - PDF

Recursos en Español:

  • Covid-19 Boletin Informativo - Conexión - PDF

  • Covid-19 Boletin Informativo - Se gentil contigo mismo - PDF


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