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Helpful Links

Child Mental Health
www.effectivechildtherapy.org
A leading group of child mental health researchers and clinicians developed this website that details evidenced-based therapies for kids and teens. You’ll find helpful text and videos about different problems and their treatment.

http://www.abct.org/
The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a long-standing professional organization that promotes evidenced-based practice for children and adults. Their website reviews common mental health problems and best practices for interventions.

http://kidshealth.org/ and http://teenshealth.org
The Nemours Center for Children’s Health Media created these websites with helpful content on mental (and physical) health problems. The site includes sections for parents, kids, teens, and educators.

http://www.childmind.org/
This website is maintained by a New York City-based private organization and provides information about child mental health, learning, and social problems.

Specific Diagnoses
http://www.chadd.org/
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a national organization that aims to “improve the lives of people with ADHD.”

http://iocdf.org/
“The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives.”

http://tfcbt.musc.edu/
This website has several great resources related to trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, a well-validated treatment offered at CECT.

http://www.centreforemotionalhealth.com.au
This website, developed by Australian researchers, provides research-based information on child anxiety and depression, including a parenting guide on preventing these problems in children.

http://www.parentingstrategies.net/
This website offers parenting tips related to a range of mental health problems, including drug and alcohol abuse.

http://www.selectivemutism.org/
This website has great resources on selective mutism, and links to resources on other anxiety disorders as well.

Local Resources
http://www.brooklinecenter.org/home
This community mental health organization offers a social skills therapy group that is staffed by CECT clinician Chelsea Robinson, LICSW.

http://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/department-of-psychiatry
The Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry webpage has information on common psychological problems.

http://www.bu.edu/card/
CARD aims “to provide cutting edge treatments” for kids, teens, and adults with anxiety disorders.