Links

Children and Family Research Center
http://cfrcwww.social.uiuc.edu
This US website aims to provide access to research-based information that can be integrated into practice, programmes, and policy. It contains resources for family and child research and evaluation, including literature reviews.
Mental Health Foundation
www.mentalhealth.org.uk
The Mental Health Foundation is the leading UK charity working in mental health and learning disabilities. The organisation aims to improve the support available for people with mental health problems and people with learning disabilities through pioneering research and community projects. The site is designed to provide information about mental health issues and the work of the Mental Health Foundation. It has also been designed to act as a gateway to some of the other resources on mental health, both in the UK and overseas.
National Children’s Bureau
www.ncb.org.uk/
This website offers 75 documents for free download, including ‘Local Authorities Early Years Co-ordinators Newsletters’, ‘Managing Risk in Play Provision: A Position Statement’ and ‘Consultation Response Better Beginnings: Improving quality and Increasing Provision in Early Year Education and Childcare’.
Parenting UK (formerly known as ‘Parenting Education & Support Forum’)
www.parenting-forum.org.uk
Parenting UK is the national umbrella body for people who work with parents. The organisation’s aim is to promote best practice in the field by establishing quality standards, supporting good practice, keeping members informed about new developments in the field, providing opportunities for members to network and informing policymakers about best practice. The site contains information about training resources for those working with parents, including briefing sheets on a range of topics, and a range of other useful information.
World Association of Infant Mental Health
www.waimh.org
WAIMH is an interdisciplinary and international association that promotes education and research concerned with the effects of emotional and social characteristics during infancy on later development, as well as research concerned with the mental health of the parents, families and other caregivers.
Zero to Three
www.zerotothree.org
Professionals from many different fields support the healthy development of young children. Zero to Three is a resource for the work they do with infants, toddlers and families.