Families & Caregivers Resources
North Carolina Resources are organized by articles and book chapters, guides and tools, handouts and presentations, reports, and webpages. Download these resources.
Articles and Book Chapters
- Elias, M., Tobias, S., and Friedlander, B. (2000). Raising emotionally intelligent teenagers: Parenting with love, laughter and limits. Harmony. Purchase the book.
- Miller, J. (2015). The power of parenting with social and emotional learning. Huffington Post, April 15, 2015. View the article.
- Miller, J. S. (2020). Confident parents, confident kids: Raising emotional intelligence in ourselves and our kids – from toddlers to teenagers. Beverly, MA: Fair Winds Press. Purchase the book.
- Ribas, W.B.; Brady D.; Hardin J.M.; Gumlaw, E. (2018). Social-Emotional Learning in the Home: A Practical Guide for Integrating the Development of Social-Emotional Skills into Your Parenting. Ribas Associates. Purchase the book.
- Shure, M. (1996). Raising a thinking child: Help your young child to resolve everyday conflicts and get along with others. Gallery Books. Purchase the book.
- Shure, M. (2000). Raising a thinking preteen. Henry Holt. Purchase the book.
Guides and Tools
- Fredericks, L., Weissberg, R.P., Resnik, H., Patrikakou, E., & O’Brien, M.U. (2005) Schools, families, and social and emotional learning: Ideas and tools for working with parents and families. Chicago and Philadelphia: CASEL and Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory for Student Success. View the guide.
- Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, University of Illinois Extension, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), & Illinois State Board of Education. (2009). Raising caring, confident, capable children: What parents and caregivers need to know about social and emotional learning (SEL) and why it deserves your support in school and at home. Chicago, Springfield, IL: Authors. View the guide.
Handouts and Presentations
- Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (2020). SEL at home: Remote learning options. Great Lakes. View the resource.
- Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (2021). Emotions matter: Social emotional learning (SEL) at home and in the community. Northeast and Caribbean. View the resource.
- Albright, M. I., Weissberg, R. P., & Dusenbury, L. A. (2011). School-family partnership strategies to enhance children’s social, emotional, and academic growth. Newton, MA: National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, Education Development Center, Inc. View the report.
- Bierman, K.L., Morris, P.A., Abenavoli, R.M. (2017). Parent engagement practices improve outcomes for preschool children. Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University. View the report.
- Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (2021). SEL in homes & communities. Retrieved from https://casel.org/homes-and-communities/.
- Edutopia. (2014). A parent’s resource guide to social and emotional learning. San Francisco: Author. Retrieved from https://www.edutopia.org/SEL-parents-resources.
- Miller, J. S. (2017). Confident parents confident kids (blog). December 26, 2017 (11:30am). https://confidentparentsconfidentkids.org/about-the-blog/.
- Social and Emotional Learning Research Group (2017). Parent resources. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois, Chicago. Retrieved from: https://sel.lab.uic.edu/parent-resources/.