References and Resources
References:
At Home Alone: A Home Study Course for Families Who Care About Their Children at Home Alone, Developed by University Extension, University of Missouri and 
Lincoln
University.
Carlson, Gail, Assistant Professor. University of Missouri Extension.
Consultation about topic.
Debord, Karen (1995). At Home Alone: A Self-Study Guide for Families With Children Who Spend Time At Home Alone. Extension Publication MP636. University of Missouri-Columbia, University Extension.
North Central Regional Extension Publication No. 292, Ages and Stages of Child and Youth Development, A Guide for 4-H Leaders. Subsequent revisions were by Mary Gray, Human Environmental Sciences Extension Specialist in Human Development and Karen Debord, Ph.D., State Human Development Specialist.

Resources:

For more information on:

  • Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren
  • At Home Alone
  • At Home Alone Video on Safety
  • Mental Health Issues of the Family
  • Family Daycare Exchange
  • Home Enrichment-Handicapped Children
  • Step Parenting
  • Black Fathers-Nurturing

Contact

Parentlink Connection Center
1507 East Broadway, 133 Hillcrest Hall
Columbia, MO 65201
1-800-552-8522/573-882-7323

For more information on:

  • Special Needs Children

Contact

Sara Gable, Ph.D.
Human Dev Family Studies State Specialist
162B Stanley Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

For more information on:

  • Legal questions about leaving children home alone

Contact

Division of Family Services in your community



If you have any questions or need information, contact:

Kathy Dothage
Building Strong Families Program Coordinator
University of Missouri Extension
1205 University Avenue, Ste. 400
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-0636
DothageM@missouri.edu

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