American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Mental Health Initiatives

This site provides videos and tools for behavioral and emotional concerns.


Parenting Tools & Training

We know that parental training can help with issues with behavior and emotional regulation (link to article).  Here are some helpful websites and some classic books to get you started.

  • Books:  
    • 1.2,3 Magic by Thomas Phelan book and video (ages 2-12 yrs)
    • The Explosive Child by Ross Greene
    • The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Kranowitz


Explore other Resources:

ACEs, Trauma Informed Care, and Child Abuse and Maltreatment

Anxiety, Depression, and Suicide Risk

Surveillance, Screening and Psychosocial Assessment for Behavioral Health Concerns

or go back to Mental Health Issue Page