Back to School! Worried about teaching relationships skills online? Dibble has all the tips and tricks you need to successfully teach programs virtually and move your content base to an online format. Get The Toolkit! "I originally purchased Mind Matters as I knew it could make a difference in the lives of the youth we serve. I had no idea it would make such a difference in my life as well as my staff." Watch the Series ~ Mind Matters Viewer Have you been wondering how to deliver Dibble programs to youth online? A team of Dibble clients put together this toolkit with platforms, apps, and lesson-by-lesson facilitation cues to successfully teach a Dibble program to an online audience. Find My Toolkit Online Facilitator's Toolkit "I couldn't be more grateful to have Mind Matters come into my life during a time of grief. Thank you." Watch the Series ~ Mind Matters Viewer Protect your loved ones of all ages.
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Love Notes 3.0 EBP Model You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth. Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy. Learn about Love Notes EBP "I am feeling very grateful. Thank you, to the beautiful women who produced Mind Matters." Watch the Series ~ Mind Matters Viewer

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Second Wednesday Webinar

August 12, 2020

“Online Teaching Strategies: Tips and Guidance from the Field”

We are starting this school year with many questions. Will we teach students in classrooms? Or, will we engage them via ZOOM? (Based on current conditions, ZOOM looks more and more likely.) Our big question is… how do we effectively teach relationship skills virtually?

In March, Dibble convened a working group of clients who were moving instruction online. Together, we created this free Online Teaching Toolkit. Join us in a conversation with several experienced practitioners who were part of that effort to learn how they successfully moved their instruction in Dibble materials into the virtual world.

Where is “Family” in the Social Determinants of Health?

Social determinants of health include culture, social norms, social policies, and political systems that directly impact the health of families and to some extent are influenced by families. As families fulfill their functions to socialize and protect their members, they incorporate and interpret the larger sociocultural and political worlds for their members. Therefore, issues that affect any part of the ecological worlds of individuals can affect the health of families by potentially providing protection or increasing risk.

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The Disparate Effects of Family Structure

In this article, Melanie Wasserman reviews the latest evidence about the causal link between family structure and children’s economic and social outcomes. Going beyond the question of whether family structure affects child outcomes—a topic that’s already been covered at length—she examines how family structure differentially affects children. One important finding from recent studies is that growing up outside a family with two biological, married parents yields especially negative consequences for boys as compared to girls, including poorer educational outcomes and higher rates of criminal involvement.

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National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families

Social service agencies are a crucial part of the safety-net for families struggling to gain or maintain economic stability. Yet all too often, these agencies are not equipped to address relationship and family issues as part of their routine service offerings. The National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families helps agencies develop the capacity to promote healthy relationship skills in a way that meets both their needs and those of the families they serve.

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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