Resources for the Pediatrician

Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents provides pediatricians with guidelines for each health supervision visit. The tool and resource kit contains assessments and tools that the pediatrician can use to identify psychosocial issues, including suggestions for open-ended questions that can assess for family stress. Available at:
Connected Kids addresses violence prevention for children of different ages. Available at:
The Resilience Project provides education and resources to more effectively identify and care for children and adolescents who have been exposed to violence. Available at:
Screening in Practices initiative provides training and resources to improve early childhood screening, referral, and follow-up for developmental milestones, maternal depression, and social determinants of health. Available at:
Helping Foster and Adoptive Parents Cope with Trauma provides materials for pediatricians on how to support adoptive and foster families. Available at:
 Council on Child Abuse and Neglect. Available at:
 AAP Policy Statement. “Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children.” Available at:
 AAP Clinical Report. “The Evaluation of Children in the Primary Care Setting When Sexual Abuse is Suspected.” Available at:
 AAP Policy Statement. “The Pediatrician’s Role in Family Support and Family Support Programs.” Available at:
 AAP Clinical Report. “The Pediatrician’s Role in Child Maltreatment Prevention.” Available at:
 AAP Clinical Report. “Evaluation for Bleeding Disorders in Suspected Child Abuse.” Available at:
 AAP Clinical Report. “Caregiver-Fabricated Illness in a Child: A Manifestation of Child Maltreatment.” Available at:
 AAP Clinical Report. “Evaluating Children With Fractures for Child Physical Abuse.” Available at:
 AAP Clinical Report. “The Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse.” Available at:
Center for the Study of Social Policy. Available at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 Essentials for Childhood Framework. Available at:
 Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence: A Strategic Vision for Connecting the Dots. Available at:
 Stop SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence. Available at:
 Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm, and Programmatic Activities. Available at:
 Pinterest board for Positive Parenting. Available at:
 Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence. Available at:
 Violence Education Tools Online (VetoViolence). Available at:
Harvard University Center on the Developing Child. The Science of Early Childhood Series. Available at:
National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Bulletins. Available at:
Talk, Read, and Sing Together Every Day. Available at:
Too Small to Fail. Available at:
Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope. Available at: