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Self-Regulation Training Approaches and Resources

Youth need support to process emotions, cope with stress, and for self-regulation—managing thoughts and feelings to achieve goals and make healthy decisions in the moment and for the future. Caring adults such as parents, guardians, teachers, and coaches support the development of self-regulation skills from infancy through young adulthood through a process called co-regulation.

This report describes how researchers in prevention science and public health partnered with practitioners who deliver Dibble curricula through youth healthy marriage and relationship education programs to translate the concept of co-regulation into action.

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Tips for Virtually Engaging Parents and Caregivers

Parents and other caregivers of adolescents play a key role in supporting young people and helping them navigate adolescence as they transition toward adulthood. This is particularly important during times of stress and change, such as the current public health pandemic that has upended the regular routines of adolescents and families. This tip sheet provides you with strategies you can use to reach out to parents virtually and provide them with support and information to help them cope with the challenges of the pandemic situation.

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Second Wednesday Webinar

November 11, 2020

Relationship Education: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth

Join Dr. Kristen Plastino and Jennifer Todd from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as they define trauma and discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). They will explore trauma’s effects on young people as well as youth’s reactions to trauma. You will learn how they shifted from the existing paradigm to a trauma-informed approach utilizing relationship education. They will share lessons they learned in the field as they implemented their approach with over 100,000 young people over the last 4 years in San Antonio.

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Foster Youth Awareness Month

Many foster youth have experienced traumatic events such as neglect, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, violence, and/or parental drug usage. Such events lead to difficulty with decision making, problem solving, regulating emotions, and impulse control. Support foster youth by giving them the skills they need to have social and emotional success now and in the future!

Healthy Relationships for Younger Teens

Dibble works with younger teens to teach them healthy relationship skills early in their lives.

Healthy Relationships for Older Teens & Young Adults

Dibble’s materials teach teens and young adults how to be successful in friendships, dating, and love.

Approaches to Addressing Trauma
Dibble’s curriculum helps people of all ages take charge of their emotions and improve their states of minds and relationships.

Case Studies

Slide ERIN'S LAW CORRECTIONS HEALTHY MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIPS Slide RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RUNAWAY & HOMELESS YOUTH Slide TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION TANF (TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO
NEEDY FAMILIES)
VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Slide WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT