Family Resources

Child and Family Therapists & Psychoeducational Evaluations


Sleep Websites and Hygiene Handouts

    1. Featured article: Teens and Sleep – “an overview of why teens face unique sleep challenges and tips to help them sleep better,” written by Eric Suni
  • CHOC Children’s Sleep Hygiene for Teens Handout
    1. Factors preventing teens from getting enough sleep, Effects of lack of adequate sleep, tips for improving sleep hygiene
  • Sleep Tips for Teens
    1. Tips for improving sleep, includes a chart for tracking results
  • Duke Health
    1. Sleep Disorders in Children – describes sleep disorders that affect children, provides contact information for doctors specializing in pediatric sleep disorders, gives information on for evaluating children’s sleep habits as well as treatments and resources for family members
  • UNC Children’s Health
    1. Lists various pediatric sleep services offered by UNC Children’s, including treating sleep conditions, diagnosing sleep-related disorders, and assessment of children’s symptoms

Additional Websites/Resources

  • Duke Integrated Pediatric Mental Health
    1. “A Duke and Durham community collaborative aimed at improving access to timely, appropriate, and high quality mental health care for children in Durham by assessing current pediatric mental health care…enhancing pediatric mental health knowledge…and implementing strategies designed to address discontinuities of care and improve transition of care between systems of children in Durham.”
  • Duke Children’s Evaluation Center
    1. “Provides evaluation and short-term treatment for infants, children, and young adults” as well as “connects patients with providers who can meet their long-term mental health needs”
  • APA Division 53 aka Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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    2. Promotes “scientific inquiry, training, professional practice, and public policy in clinical child and adolescent psychology as a means of improving the welfare and mental health of children, youth, and families”
    3. Offers webinars, information, and videos for professionals and students as well as other educational resources that can be shared with parents
  • The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Resource Center
    1. Collection of education resources relevant to a variety of conditions—including anxiety, ADHD, child abuse and trauma, conduct disorder, disasters, substance use, and suicide—available for families as well as youth
  • Child Mind Institute
    1. Provides educational information on various concerns and disorders (including behavior problems, depression, eating and body image, learning, parenting challenges, sensory processing, gender dysphoria, personality disorders, and sleep-wake disorders) as well as steps for finding appropriate clinical care to address concerns
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
    1. Presents information on numerous concerns including PTSD, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and stress as well as opportunities to explore treatment and support options