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PABC #Relationshipsmatter media

Particularly in their earliest years, children need support to optimize social and emotional development. The Project ABC #RelationshipsMatter movement is developing  an ongoing series of Public Service Announcements, resources and partnerships to support you in engaging your community in conversations about Early Childhood Mental Health. The goal of these is to reduce stigma around challenging experiences and strengthen relationships between young children and their adults.

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Conversations with Dads

Conversations with Dads is the companion piece to Still Face with Dads.  Immediately after each father completed the still face experiment with his child, we interviewed him about the experience.  All the fathers reflect on how disturbing it was to sit passively while their children became increasingly distressed.  They also describe the relief and joy they felt at the meaningful reunification.

We learn much from these interviews:  how attuned the fathers are to their babies; how knowledgeable they are about their routines and emotions; and what the babies’ behaviors mean and how the fathers know how to soothe them. Above all, we learn how deep the connection runs between father and child.

 
 
 

STILL FACE WITH DADS

Project ABC Video: Still Face With Dads
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Project ABC Video: Still Face With Dads
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Supporting Children 24-36 months old

Project ABC PSA | English [00:01:30]

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Project ABC PSA | Spanish [00:01:30]

 
 
 
 

Supporting Children 12-24 months old

Project ABC PSA | English [00:01:30]

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 Supporting Infants

"All Babies Cry" - A public service announcement produced by Project ABC for parents with infants.

 
 
 
 

PBS Partners

Talaris and KCTS Seattle/Television co-developed “Parenting Counts: A Focus on Early Learning.” This multimedia program uses a series of television spots, printed materials and workshops to make the research on best parenting practices part of everyday parenting decisions. Parenting Counts and PBS stations promote greater awareness of the importance of the first years of life and the importance of the parent/child relationship.

“The Book of Jenny” – Every baby communicates in his or her own way with special cues. It is your job to interpret what your baby is saying with these little signals.

“Parentese” – Babies love to hear Parentese, the sing-song speech that many parents naturally use to help their baby learn sounds and words.

“Keep Talking” – Kids- and babies – need conversations to help them learn. Turns out, it’s easier than you may think to keep talking throughout the day.

“Rough Day” – When you are stressed, do your kids know? Kids learn how to cope with stress by watching what you do in stressful situations.

“Morning Madness” – Life gets busy and sometimes there’s not time to talk to your child. But later is better than not at all.

“Tantrums Happen!” – Temper tantrums are part of normal development and a child’s way of dealing with emotional overload.

“Copycats” – Every baby communications in his or her own way with special cues. It is your job to interpret what your baby is saying with these little signals.

“Testing 1, 2, 3” – Toddlers need to test everything in their environment, over and over and over again. Many times, they also test you!

“Careful Frank” – Your child is learning what’s okay and what’s not by reading your impressions and watching your gestures.

“Dads Club” – Reading together is more that just the words and pictures, it’s about time spent with your child.

“Grandma’s House” –  It doesn’t take books to share the fun of a story! Sharing stories is a great way to spend time with your child.

“Gone Fishing” – The world is filled with words and signs. Reading them aloud helps a child make sense of the world around them.