References and Resources

Public Library:
Anderson, E., Redman, G., & Rogers, C. (1991). Self-Esteem for Tots to Teens: How You Can Help Your Children Feel More Confident and Lovable. Parent and Teaching Publications: Wayzata, MN.
Dobson, J. (1974). Hide or Seek. Old Tappan, NJ: Revel.
Research Articles:
Bernard, B. (1992). Fostering resiliency in kids: Protective factors in the family, school, and community. Prevention Forum, 12(3), 1-16.
Werner, E. E. (1984). Resilient children. Young Children. National Association for the Education of Young Children: Washington, DC.


Check your phone book for numbers not listed below.

  • Public library
  • County Extension office
  • Local hospitals
  • Support groups in your area
  • Health care providers
  • Division of Family Services
  • Counselors in your religious community
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • ParentLink, 1-800-552-8522
  • Parental Stress Helpline, 1-800-367-2543
  • ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education Parent Library University of Illinois, 805 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
  • Phone (217) 333-1386; Fax (217) 333-3767; E-mail: 
  • The Missouri Women s Council (employment and training) 573-751-0810
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau, Region VII,1-800-252-4706


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

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