Useful documents which parents may wish to refer to
Advice to parents and carers on gangs
A booklet advising on the following topics:
Why do young people join gangs?
Signs to look out for
It’s not just the boys
What can you do?
If your child is already involved
What the law says
Big Feelings Come and Go Storybook
This storybook, developed by Canadian Centre for Child Protection, teaches kids about freeze, flight and fight and helps them learn some basic self-regulation skills. Understanding freeze, flight and fight can allow for new conversations about how your child feels and what to do to help them manage their big feelings.
Positive parenting: how to set boundaries and build positive relationships (Guide for parents)
Balancing the various demands parents have to cope with isn’t easy and all parents can come under pressure or stress from time to time. This guide shares practical advice and tips for positive parenting techniques that work well for children – from babies to teenagers. These techniques encourage better behaviour and help parents find out what works for them and their child.
Positive discipline: A guide for parents
This 64-page colourful guide provides information and tools to help parents understand the common parenting experiences they may have, from the time their child is an infant through the early grade school years. The strategies in this booklet promote positive development in children and positive parent-child relationships.