Resources for Creating Safe, Stable & Nurturing Relationships & Environments

Making the Business Case for Prevention (PDF) discusses family friendly work polices to change the context for families by improving the balance between work and family while ensuring economic security. This makes it easier for parents to provide necessary care for children.

Lemonade for Life trains professionals working with parents and caregivers on use of the ACEs Questionnaire. The goal of the Lemonade for Life program is to help prevent future exposure to ACEs while promoting resiliency and hope. A robust training program from the University of Kansas, Lemonade for Life can be delivered onsite in your organization or community.

The Building Community Resilience Collaborative from the George Washington School of Public Health offers a community toolkit to build networks that foster resilience against the stressors that can become toxic to a child's development and long-term health: Adverse Childhood Experiences occurring in Adverse Community Environments - the "Pair of ACEs."

The Resilience Project was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics to provide pediatricians and medical home teams with the resources they need to modify practice operations to more effectively identify, treat, and refer children and youth who have been exposed to or victimized by violence.