GROW YOUR KIDS: TREE
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“Parenting is a dance and parents can help set the steps – the rhythm- the tune- the song…”
Ken Tellerman M.D.
These materials have been developed by the Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics. They are designed to help pediatric clinicians promote positive loving connections between parents and their babies.
INTRODUCTION: WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
Adverse childhood experiences can lead to developmental delay, long term health problems, poor school performance and significant behavioral and emotional problems. The “buffering” effect of a positive stable caretaker relationship can help to create resilience and offset the effects of toxic stress particularly in young children ages 0-3 years.
Pediatric practitioners are often the first professionals who interface with parents and infants and are therefore key experts in helping to both promote healthy parent infant attachment and communication and in identifying dysfunctional parent infant dyads before problems escalate.
Yours may be the only professional voice that parents of infants and young children hear!
Emotional Health Committee
Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
TREE MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY:
Chairman, Ken Tellerman M.D.
Annemiek Wilms-Floet M.D.
Margo Candelaria Ph.D.
Laurie Chaikind MSW
Joyce Harrison M.D.
Barbara Howard M.D.
Natalie Spicyn M.D.
- Toys for Kids HandOut
- TREE 0-4 MONTHS HandOut
- TREE 4-8 MONTHS HandOut
- TREE 8-12 MONTHS HandOut
- TREE 12-18 MONTHS HandOut
- TREE 18-24 MONTHS HandOut
- TREE 0-4 MONTHS HandOut Spanish
- TREE 4-8 MONTHS HandOut Spanish
- TREE 8-12 MONTHS HandOut Spanish
- TREE 12-18 MONTHS HandOut Spanish
- TREE 18-24 MONTH HandOut Spanish
- Please scroll down for the Thinking Outside the Blocks video
TREEHOUSE CME and MOC
- 1) Obtaining CME MOC-2 and MOC-4 Credits
- 2) QIDA Overview and Data Entry Guide
- 3) 12 CME Questions
- 4) 12 CME References:
- Bethell 2019 POSITIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES
- Bucci 2016 TOXIC STRESS
- Cates 2016 MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF POVERTY ON EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT
- Forkey Chapter 2 CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND RESILIENCE
- Garner Chapter 1 THINKING DEVELOPMENTALLY 2018
- Garner Chapter 5 THINKING DEVELOPMENTALLY 2018
- Garner and Yogman 2021 AAP ACEs AND TOXIC STRESS POLICY STATEMENT
- High 2014 LITERACY PROMOTION IN PRIMARY CARE AAP POLICY STATEMENT
- Johnson 2013 SCIENCE OF EARLY LIFE TOXCI STRESS
- Shah 2015 POSITIVE PARENTING PRACTICES, HEALTH DISPARITIES, AND DEVE
- Yogman 2018 AAP POWER OF PLAY
- 5) Verification Requirements MD Treehouse Project
TREEHOUSE References and Resources: Taking a Deeper Dive
- 1) TREEHOUSE Key Parent Teaching Points
- 2) TREEHOUSE Developmental Narrative
- 3) Summary of Key QI Session Teaching POI
- 4) Implementing the TREEHOUSE Program – Instructional PPT
- 5) TREE Manual for Outpatient Visits
- 6) Parent Infant Observation Template Final
- 7) Observing and Conveying Child Development Template
- 8) Observing and Conveying Child Development Template- Spanish
- 9) TREEHOUSE Coaching Session Video Demonstration(please scroll down)
- 10) TREEHOUSE Introductory Coaching Videos and Powerpoint (please scroll down)
TREEHOUSE Developmental Coaching Tools
- 1) TREEHOUSE Parent Powerpoint
- 2) TREEHOUSE Parent Powerpoint Spanish
- 3) TREEHOUSE Photos Only Parent Powerpoint
- 4) Tips for Coaching Session Activities
- 5) EMR Documentation Form
- 6) Sample Telehealth – Video Consent Form
- 7) GROW YOUR KIDS Cue Card English
- 8) GROW YOUR KIDS Cue Card Spanish
- 9) Provider QI Presentation Template Powerpoint
- 10) QR Code for TREEHOUSE TREE Website
- 11) ActiviTREE Form
Maryland Community Resources
- Resources Coming Soon!