The parent-child relationship and marital relationship influence social skills and development of the child, in aspects such as academic success, guarding against psychological stress and substance abuse, and buffering PTSD. Family connectedness is a source of resilience for both immigrant adults and children.
ActAble programs promote healthy family attachments by working together with family members and increasing understanding of children through the language of play.
We support parents to be better parents to their children. Social supports help mothers become emotionally available to their children. Empowering parents with parenting knowledge, information and approaches encourage improved interactions with children.