Protection Program Resources
- Watch the video “Have a Plan” (English)
Get tips and insight from parents of newborn babies on how to handle the stress and emotions of being a parent so you can keep your baby safe.
- Vea el video “Tenga un Plan” (en Español)
Parejas que acaban de tener un bebé comparten sus experiencias y consejos acerca de cómo reducir el estrés y balancear las emociones que trae consigo tener un hijo, para que usted mantenga a su bebé seguro.
- Watch the video “Have a Plan: For Teens” (English)
Teen parents share their experiences about raising their babies and coping with the frustration of a crying child.
These videos also provide a checklist of resources to reduce parents' stress level during peak crying times and a list of discussion questions to use after watching the video. Copies of "Have a Plan/Tenga un Plan" (in VHS and DVD formats) are available for $18. Contact Seattle Children’s Protection Program to purchase.
Printable Parenting Resources
- The Children in Your Care (PDF)
Print and leave with caretakers so they have important phone numbers and information about your child.
- Stress Management (PDF) (Spanish | Russian | Vietnamese)
When a child is sick or hurt, a parent can easily get angered or upset. This “how to” flyer gives ways to manage your stress at home or in the hospital. Covers signs of stress, things you can say or do right away to relieve anxiety and how to get help.
- Healing Messages for Children Who Witness Violence (PDF)
This flyer provides ways to help children who have violence in their family. It covers feelings a child may have, how to make them feel safe, building a support system and what they need to hear from the survivor. It also includes many resources for help with domestic violence issues.
- Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention: Never Shake a Baby (PDF) (Spanish)
Helps you create a plan for when your baby cries and you become frustrated. Gives tips for calming a baby and signs of shaken baby syndrome.
- Genital Warts (PDF)
Genital warts are caused by a virus which may be spread in several ways. If you think your child may have genital warts, it is important to talk to your child’s healthcare provider.