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Teens Raising Babies: Supporting and Assisting Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Young teen parents cradling infant daughter

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is the fourth and final post in a blog series about APA’s ACT Raising Safe Kids (ACT-RSK) program. ACT-RSK teaches positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 8. Make sure to check out our first, second and third posts in the series.  By J. Riley Bailey, PhD (TEEN+ Project Director) & Janon Wilson-Wilbourn, PhD (Lead Social Worker, TEEN+ Project) Pregnant and […]

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The Secret to Success in Positive Parenting: The ACT Raising Safe Kids Program

Adorable toddler girl

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is the second in a series of posts about APA’s ACT Raising Safe Kids (ACT-RSK) program. ACT-RSK teaches positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 8. Read our first and third posts in the series here and here. By Howard Baker (Executive Director, Lemberg Children’s Center at Brandeis University) Repeatedly over the last five years I’ve heard parents at our center say: “I’m […]

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