Topic: downloadable

Net-Cetera-image-205x300 Net Cetera Online Resources [downloadable]

Net-Cetera-image-205x300A service provided by the Federal Trade Commission, the Net Cetera online toolkit offers free resources to teach people about kids’ online safety.

The Net Cetera Booklet is a guide for parents, teachers, and other adults who spend time with kids. Read more ›

parent teen Ninety-Nine Tips for Talking With Your Teenager

parent teenAdolescent Counseling Services teamed up with the Peninsula’s top mental health professionals to share their expertise on communication with teens.

Ninety-Nine Tips for Talking With Your Teenager is a free guidebook that offers practical, concrete tips written by local therapists skilled in helping parents of young people ages eleven to nineteen years old. Read more ›

suicide prevention PAUSD Suicide Prevention Toolkit [downloadable]

suicide prevention PAUSDThe Palo Alto Unified School District has produced the Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Schools through a collaborative effort among school and district staff and mental health professionals. The PAUSD toolkit also draws upon evidence-based national and state youth suicide prevention toolkits. Read more ›

kids ipad New Guidelines for Media Use from the American Academy of Pediatrics

kids ipadToday, more than 30% of U.S. children first play with a mobile device when they still are in diapers, according to Common Sense Media. Furthermore, almost 75% of 13- to 17-year-olds have smartphones, and 24% admit using their phones almost constantly, according to the Pew Research Center.

The American Academy of Pediatrics convened Growing Up Digital: Media Research Symposium, from which a number of key messages for parents emerged. Read more ›