Family Library

Welcome to our Family Library!

 

Each of the categories below is linked to a collection of written resources such as factsheets, stories, online booklets, and worksheets.

 

We are constantly updating our library and we rely on YOU to make it better!  Please send us helpful information to post. And, please let us know if you find any information that is incorrect or out of date. Thank you!

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Adult Mental Health

 

Self-help for adult mental health & substance use issues, How to talk to your kids about it

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Behavior

Managing challenging behaviors, MN laws, The teen brain

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Development

Charts and descriptions of child development by age and stage

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Family Fun

Delight in your child! Ideas and opportunities to connect with eachother and have fun!

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Juvenile Corrections & Diversion

What to expect, Courts, How to work with Police

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Physical Health

Brain food, Food and mood, Activity, Sleep

Resource Guides

A collection of local resource guides and the RCCMHC Resource Guide

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Stress & Trauma

Self-help, Coping, ACEs, Toxic stress, PTSD, Stress management

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Advocacy

How to be an advocate for your child, Assertive communication, Teach your child to self-advocate

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CPS; Foster Care

Child Protection, Parent Rights, Visitation,  Foster Care, Indian Child Welfare (ICWA)

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Diagnoses

Fact sheets on common childhood disorders, Signs and symptoms

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Healthy Homes

Get organized, Mealtime, Problem solving, SMART goals, Routines, Time management

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Mindful Parenting

Relax-reflect-respond, How to communicate

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Purpose/Spirituality

Happiness, Life purpose, Youth strengths, Increase motivation

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Respite & Support

Building a support system, Formal & informal respite

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Substance Use

Resources for youth and parents/ caregivers, Co-occurring, and Signs & symptoms

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Basic Needs & Money

Budgeting, Cheap meals, Housing, Financial help

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Crisis

Managing a crisis, Crisis Plans, Safety toolkit

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Emotions

Self-help ideas for dealing with challenging emotions

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Hospitalization

What to expect, Intensive treatment options

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Over 18/ Transition

Tips for transition-age youth, Resources and fact sheets for young adults, Leaving Foster Care

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Relationships

The family system, Siblings, Spouse/partner

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School

IEPs, 504s, Special Ed, Accommodations, Homework, and How to motivate your child

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Treatment

Medications, Therapies, Non-traditional therapy, and Treatment settings