This guide designed to help you understand what Facebook is and how to use it safely. With it, you will be better informed and able to communicate effectively with young Facebook users in your life. That's important because 1) if something goes wrong, we want our children to come to us and 2) as the Internet becomes increasingly social and mobile, a parent’s guidance and support are ever more key to young people’s well-being in social media and technology.
Anti-bullying Strategies for Students with Developmental Disabilities, thier Families, and their Schools Resource Guide
The intent of this booklet is to summarize into one document the best antibullying practices and strategies as they pertain to students with developmental disabilities, compiled from dozens of articles, manuals, and curricula.
Children are naturally curious. Tasting, touching and feeling are how infants and toddlers learn about the world around them. Take a moment to look at your surroundings from a youngster's point of view. Then make any necessary adjustments to baby proof your home.
Overloaded backpacks used by children have received a lot of attention from parents, doctors, school administrators and the media in the past several years. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission there were more than 21,000 backpackrelated injuries treated at hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics in the year 2003. Injuries ranged from contusions, to sprains and strains to the back and shoulder, and fractures.
Thousands of children are injured and hundreds are killed every year by hazards found on the farm. Some of these children are working on the farm while others wander into trouble on their own or are invited into hazardous areas. Implement injury prevention strategies today to protect agriculture's greatest resource, our children.
Lead is a highly toxic substance, exposure to which can produce a wide range of adverse health effects. Both adults and children can suffer from the effects of lead poisoning, but childhood lead poisoning is much more frequent.
Approximately 5,900 pedestrians are killed by automobiles every year... 85,000 suffer nonfatal injuries. Almost one-quarter of these victims are children under the age of 15 yet they represent only about 20% of the U.S. population. By following the few safety tips listed below, you can protect yourself and your children.
Pesticides are potential hazards in many buildings because they are widely used to reduce many household pests, including those associated with indoor plants, pets, and wood and woolen products, and because they are tracked in from the outdoors.
Each year more than 200,000 children visit hospital emergency rooms because of playground injuries. Many playground injuries can be prevented. Use this guide to examine your children's playground so that they can run, jump, swing and slide to their heart's content—safely.
Infants and young children whose parents smoke in their presence are at increased risk of lower respiratory tract infections (pneumonia and bronchitis) and are more likely to have symptoms of respiratory irritation like coughing, wheezing, and excess phlegm.
In 2005, drowning claimed the lives of 3,582 people. Although all age groups are represented, children four years old and younger have the highest death rate due to drowning, representing more than 25 percent.
Katie A. Settlement Agreement Implementation - California Department of Health Care Services
The purpose of this manual is to provide mental health plans (MHPs) and other Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Service providers with information concerning the provision of these intensive services to children/youth who are members of the Katie A. Subclass and their families.
The general training module is all inclusive, non-profession specific, and should be taken by every Mandated Reporter, except Educators. This program will provide an overview of the significant definitions, requirements and protections of the California Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act.
Safety Organized Practice includes both practice strategies and concrete tools for “on-the-ground” child welfare workers, supervisors and managers to enhance family participation and foster equitable decision making.
The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office has begun to utilize the Nixle Community Information Service that allows us to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology.
In 1997, Wraparound was established in California under Senate Bill (SB) 163 (Chapter 795, Statutes of 1997) which allows California counties to develop the Wraparound Model using State and county Aid to Families with Dependent Children -Foster Care (AFDC-FC) dollars. This legislation permits counties to use the Wraparound funding for planning and services delivery instead of use for placements of children/youth in high-end group homes (Rate Classification Level (RCL) 12-14.) The purpose of the bill is to return children and youth in group home care to their homes and communities or help children at imminent risk of placement in high-end group homes to remain in their homes.
Butte/Glenn College Foster/Kinship Education Program
The Butte College Foster/Kinship Care Education Program is designed to provide training for Foster parents, Kinship care providers and community members so that they may meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of youth and families. The program utilizes many different types of training that satisfies licensing and continuing education requirements of both the State and the Counties of Butte and Glenn. Classes are free and open to everyone!
Drug Abuse & Alcohol Addiction are alive and well in our community, and when children are born into these environments, someone has to step in and help. Every year over 100 children in Butte and Glenn Counties are born into situations that are dangerous for them.
Child Abuse Training & Technical Assistance (CATTA) Center
The Child Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Centers provide training and technical assistance to child advocacy centers; multi-disciplinary interview centers or teams; and child sexual abuse prevention, intervention and treatment service providers. Explore the site to learn more and please contact us for more information about our training and technical assistance opportunities.
According to the Childware Information Gateway, "Protective factors are conditions or attributes in individuals, families, communities, or the larger society that, when present, mitigate or eliminate risk in families and communities that, when present, increase the health and well-being of children and families. Protective factors help parents to find resources, supports, or coping strategies that allow them to parent effectively, even under stress.