The Explosive Child

Slides from Be The Best Parent You Can Be  Explosive Child Parenting Presentation

Brian Richardson Summary

The Importance of Play:

How play helps with brain development, emotion regulation, learning, and problem solving  (most recently presented at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library in Broomfield)

Sensory Processing Disorder Resources:

Parenting Classes

Take a look at our upcoming parenting classes

Parenting Presentation Materials:

Confident Parenting: The art of saying “No”

Parent Questions

Ask A Psychologist: Questions and Answers from Parents

Attachment Resources

Books we like:

Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How they Shape Our Capacity to Love by Robert Karen  (1994) Oxford University Press

The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Dan Siegel and Tina Bryson (2011) Delacourt Press.

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell (2003) Tarcher

Videos we like:

Experience Builds the Brain

Serve and Return Interaction

Trauma and Sexual Abuse:

Video we like:

The Impact of Toxic Stress and Trauma on the Developing Brain

Helpful Web Articles:

Resources for Children and Adults from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

What to do if your child discloses sexual abuse

 Helping Children Deal with Trauma

Written Resources:

Mister Rodgers site talking about tragic events

National Association of School Psychologists: Helping Children Cope with Tragedies