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Resource library

The following items can be checked out from the Sanford Health Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center resource library.


  • For kids:
    • Body and Mind-Real Spirit (American Girl)
    • Sesame Street—When Families Grieve
    • Making Room in Your Family—Coloring Book
    • What's Happening to My Body? "Girls"
    • What's Happening to My Body? "Boys"
    • A Safe Place to Live: A Story for Children Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence
    • The Words that Hurt: Helping Children Cope with Verbal Abuse

  • For teens
    • The Teen Guide to Global Action
    • Taking Care of Your Girls
    • What to Do for Teen Health
    • Teen Pregnancy and Parenting handbook

  • For parents: Discipline and prevention
    • Positive Parenting with Plans (Grades K—12)
    • Stop Arguing with Your Kids: How to Win the Battle of Wills by Making Your Children Feel Heard
    • Off Road Parenting: Practical Solutions for Difficult Behavior
    • How to Handle a Hard to Handle Kid: A Parent's Guide to Understanding and Changing Problem Behaviors
    • Parenting After Divorce: Resolving Conflicts & Meeting Your Children's Needs
    • Go to Your Room! Consequences that Teach
    • Parenting Someone Else's Child
    • Practical Tools for Foster Parents
    • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
    • When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parent's Guide to Healing & Recovery

  • Parenting teens
    • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
    • How to Keep Your Teenager out of Trouble & What to Do If You Can't
    • Your Defiant Teen: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict & Rebuild Your Relationship
    • Hurt: Inside the World of Today's Teenagers
    • Parenting Your Out-Of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority & Reclaim Love
    • I'm Not Mad, I Just Hate You! A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict
    • Good Discipline Great Teens


  • 1-2-3- Magic-Managing Difficult Behaviors in Children (2—12)
  • Positive Parenting:
    • Cooperation, Tracking and Encouragement
    • Setting Limits and Behavior Contracts
    • Time Out, Privilege, Removal and Extra Chores


  • The Sleep Fairy
  • Discovering Your Special Place
  • Magic Island

Signing time

  • Books
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Cards


  • What Is Child Trauma?
  • Significant Event Childhood Trauma
  • Trauma and Healing
  • Childhood Trauma: A Parent's Guide
  • The Brain: Effects of Childhood Trauma
  • Domestic Violence and Childhood Trauma
  • Identifying and Responding to Trauma Part 1
  • Identifying and Responding to Trauma Part 2
  • A Safe Environment for Foster Children Part 1
  • A Safe Environment for Foster Children Part 2
  • A Safe Environment for Foster Children Part 3
  • Pathfinder Family Center "The Dream and the Journey"
  • National Children's Alliance
  • Children's Advocacy Center
  • Changing the System for Children
  • One Child at a Time
  • Help, Hope and Healing
  • Ten Things Every Child Needs
  • Abused Kids: See it! Stop it!
  • Kid Safety of America
  • RAD: Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Responding to Child Victims and Witnesses—Innovative Practice in the Courtroom
  • Responding to Child Victims and Witnesses—Innovative Practice for Law Inforcement
  • Responding to Child Victims and Witnesses—For Prosecutors
  • Promising Partnership to Improve for Case Outcomes
  • Bitter Earth: Child Sexual Abuse in Indian Country
  • Sexualized Behavior
  • Teaching Moments: How Foster Parents Can Teach Independent Living Skills to Teens
  • Teaching New Behaviors
  • Through My Eyes
  • Focus on Minding: Using Encouragement and Limits
  • Sexual Abuse of Children: Victims & Abusers—For Grades 9—12 and Adults

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