Sept 21, 2021 – The State of Health and Migration for Micronesians to the US – Davis Rehuher from the University of Hawaii at Manoa presents on Micronesian Migration to the US and affects on health for Micronesians.
Information, resources, events, webinars, and more for service providers to help our families nurture daily using the five protective factors.
Sept 16, 2021 – How Toxic Stress Affects Hawaii’s Workforce and Communities – Dr. Sarah Watamura speaks on how toxic stress affects our workforce and community today in Hawaii, and how to prevent it.
Keeping your family strong – Every family experiences stress, and the Child Welfare Information Gateway has compiled some resources to help parents weather the stress so they can remain strong when things get tough.
Molly Wright is seven years old and is one of the youngest speakers for TED Talks. She asks us, what if a game of peek-a-boo could change the world?
July 14, 2021 – This is the second webinar in a series that explores the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Toxic Stress.
It’s everywhere, and yet, do we know how to talk to our kids about racial violence, police brutality, and racial injustice?
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lock down created a mental health crisis for children and their families.
It’s important to act early if you have concerns about your child’s behavior or development. These easily downloadable pdfs on child development are available in 10 languages.
Family Programs Hawaii’s Resource Families Support Services provides support to resource caregivers, aka foster families, and providers in Hawaii.
SPIN provides latest information that is happening in Hawai’i to families and providers regarding educational service, healthcare, and more.
Autism Speaks provides educational resources and support for families and providers with autism. Tools and resources are recommended by the Covid-19 Autism Research Community Task Force.
Family Hui Hawaii created programs for families to build life-long relationships and receive support from other families in the community.
Not only is it about what they eat, it’s also about how they eat. It’s important to learn how to feed your baby to reduce the stress your baby may be experiencing.
Support Your Teen in Unhealthy Relationships, Violence, or Digital Abuse
Breastfeeding and Support for New Parents in Hawaii. Nest For Families provides a network for local parents to connect with other families to get support for breastfeeding and any of the struggles new parents face. Get texts and phone calls to help you through your first years as a parent.
Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Pandemic.
A statewide unified response group has been created in Hawaii to address reducing the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless and behavioral health population and to provide resources for service providers.
Download this PDF to help teach your child to communicate and express their feelings.
Use the Power and Control Wheel to Explain Domestic Abuse. Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs was created to help victims of domestic violence. Download the power and control wheel to inform and educate your clients.
Learn how to keep your children safe while they’re at home or while they’re traveling.
Use the free Vroom app to get tips on healthy brain development for your children from birth to age five.
Learn about your child’s developmental milestones from birth to age five and how your child plays, learns, acts, speaks and moves.
Tips and information to help raise happy and healthy children at different stages of their development. Child development milestones
Resources for Child Abuse Prevention. Tip sheets are designed for service providers to share with families. They help to provide a starting point for a discussion between parent and provider that is grounded in the protective factors.
Find information and support to help provide for your family in Hawaii. Financial security is an important aspect for nurturing households.
Find information and support to help with child care in Hawaii.
What should I do if someone
is being abused or neglected? This tip sheet will provide you with more information about what child abuse and neglect is and what to do if you or a friend isn’t safe.
Action sheets to help strengthen families by promoting the five protective factors for your clients and families.
Creating safe and nurturing environments for families are essential to healthy families.
Every child grows and reaches milestones in their development. Track your child’s development and learn what to do if you have concerns.
Resources for Families During the Pandemic. Tips and information for families to help their children going through COVID.
The crisis card has been developed for people who are going through a difficult time during this pandemic.
This is the latest training for social service providers on eviction moratoriums in Hawaii and how to refer cases to Legal Aid Hawaii.
Resources for Oahu: Find information for food, healthcare, business, and children and grandparents resources; government services; and financial and housing assistance.
Early Learning Programs Including Home Visiting. These documents were created for providers to support building family engagement in their programs. They are focused on building healthy relationships.
The Search Institute has released a two-page checklist of simple outreach actions youth program workers can take to build better developmental relationships with young people when they can’t be with them in person.
Are You a Mandated Reporter Who Isn’t Sure When to Report? Mandated Reporters are service providers who work with children and are required to report cases of abuse and neglect of a child. Mandated Reporters may have many questions about what circumstance qualifies as a report.
Oct 6, 13, 20; 2020 – Basic Domestic Violence Training for Staff who Encounter Domestic Violence
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If you or a loved one is feeling anxious, experiencing a crisis, thinking of suicide, is in need of access to mental health or substance use treatment, or is experiencing distress related to COVID-19 & other challenges, help is available. Visit Hawaii CARES.
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