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Newest Research

The Family Map team continues to conduct research on the best ways to use the Family Map. Our newest work shows that the Family Map can be used to screen preschool children for Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Video Presentation

Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences in Preschool. Talk presented by Dr. Leanne Whiteside-Mansell to the Arkansas Association for Infant Mental Health (51 minutes)

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Summary of Family Map as ACES screen

Full paper

Family Map as ACES screen – Full Paper

 

This training was very informative and shed a different light on Family Map! I hope that this training/trainer is used often. The manual is great and will be useful for all purposes!

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“…it has been a great tool so far and helped us a lot to set the direction and guidelines when developing our family service plan.”

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“…We are so excited to implement this tool…”

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“…It has created a culture of openness and trust between our parents and staff. Through the Family Map process parents come to understand that we genuinely care about their family’s overall well-being…”

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“…Initially, several teachers were resistant to using the Family Map, but they changed their minds after they saw how well it helped them to get to know their families better…”

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“…I think it can open a conversation up about what people might need in addition to what they are already doing or what they seem to be missing…”

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“My teacher really showed concern.”

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“I really like how thorough they are…”

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“The teacher showed concern…”

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