Signe Whitson is a licensed social worker and co-author of The Angry Smile: The Psychology of Passive Aggressive Behavior in Families, Schools, and Workplaces,
Posted in Psychology today a great article on helping kids with anger. My experience is we have too many kidos who do not have good strategies to address their feelings of anger and we need to do more to help them out. Check out the article and see if your seeing any of this in your little one.
3 Ways that Kids’ Anger Bites Back | Psychology Today.
Inadequate Supervision as a Cause of Injury Deaths Among Young Children in Alaska and Louisiana. A chilling demonstration of why adequate supervision is so important . American Academy of Pediatrics, Data from Alaska.
Department of Public Health & Human Services – Child Supervision — Is Your Child Ready to be Home Alone?. Guidelines for Parents & staff about when children are ready to be left unsupervised for a short period of time.
When Is Lack of Supervision Neglect? — Hymel and Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect 118 (3): 1296 — AAP Policy. The American Academy of Pediatrics on when lack of child supervision is neglect. This might provide some guidance to our staff in when they should be talking to families and when they are state mandated to report to OCS.