"Children are our most valuable resource." — Herbert Hoover

Mental Health Resources

Child Behavior and Development

The following resources discuss what play therapy is and why it is a good intervention:

http://myplaytherapypage.com/ResearchCaseReports.htm
http://sophia.smith.edu/~jdrisko/whyplayrx.htm

Helpful information on childhood development for parents:

http://www.childhoodaffirmations.com

An interactive website for kids to explore feelings:

http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/index.html

Advocacy and Parental Rights

For information on Special Education and Parent Rights:

http://myspecialed-504page.com/articles.htm
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/regulations/state/procedural_safeguards/english_procedural_safeguards.pdf

Resources available to families in Virginia:

http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/cps/index2.cgi

Misc. Mental Health Websites

National Association of Social Workers:

http://www.naswdc.org

Mental Health America,  a great resource on mental health information and advocacy:

http://www.nmha.org

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