Taking care of young children is a job filled with joy, but also responsibility, and it can be stressful.  This booklet from Head Start ECLCK gives information on how to identify your sources of stress and strategies for reducing stress.  Learn more about how to identify your stressors and manage them effectively.

Taking Care of Ourselves Booklet – English

 

Para ver este recurso en español haga clic aquí

This series of 12 posters created by Head Start ECLKC offer concise information about stress and different strategies for managing it, including self care.  You can print these out and post them in different areas of your home. These posters are designed to be printed out in color on 8″ x 14″ paper.

Stress Posters – English

Stress Posters – Spanish

 

The Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition (ICTC) brings together many organizations to work on educating the community about the effects of childhood trauma and create programs and systems that prevent trauma and support the needs of children and families.

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The Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership (ICMHP) includes members, staff and volunteers that work on many initiatives and committees to advocate and provide consultation for mental health for young children in IL. ICMHP was created through the Children’s Mental Health Act of 2003.

To find out more about how to support children’s mental health click here

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