Planned Parenthood’s tools for parents include resources on Let’s Talk Month, which promotes parent-child communication about sexuality. Resources for parents include videos, Tips for Talking With Your Teen About Sexuality, guides on Using TV to Talk With Your Children About Sex, Talking About Consent and Healthy Relationships at Every Age, a Healthy Relationships Bingo game, and more.
This SIECUS “minibook” includes sections on: What is Sexuality; Sexual Rights; Basic Biology; Staying Healthy; Gender Identity; Sexual Orientation; Relationships; Communication Skills; Choosing What to Do; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Response; Sexual Abuse; Birth Control; STDs/HIV; and Find Out More.
The American Sexual Health Association provides information about sexually transmitted infections and sexual health. They have a resources section for parents with tips for talking to kids about sexuality and suggestions on how to start the conversation.
Online resources include parenting guides on subjects such as potty training, discipline, digital/online safety, mealtimes, manners, bullying, and information for parenting teens. There is a section called “Ask a Question” that allows parents to submit their questions online to receive assistance from trained counselors 24/7.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers a wealth of medially accurate information on children’s physical and mental health needs. There are sections with information on topics such as family life, and the ages and stages of child development.
Children’s earliest experiences affecting their brain development can have lifelong impacts. The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative studies early brain development with the goal of improving overall public health. Parents can learn more about how to support their child’s healthy brain development.
Futures Without Violence is a national organization working to end violence against women and children. Futures Without Violence is the creator of That’s Not Cool, Coaching Boys into Men, and the Start Strong Initiative. This site features model school policy, pocket brochures, fact sheets, action plans for preventing college sexual assault, and parents’ guides.
A guide for parents on how to talk to their teens about dating violence is located here:
Parenting tips to foster strengths in children recognize signs of trouble in children, and a special section for teens on how to manage stress. There is also a section for professionals who work with youth.