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An Activity Book For African American Families: Helping Children Cope with Crisis

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About the Course:

This course is based on a 94-page activity book from the NICHD and the National Black Child Development Institute providing information and resources that can help parents use creative activities that encourage communication to instill a sense of safety in their children during times of crisis. The book is part of an effort to give parents tools to help their children handle crises. Also included is information about getting additional information on the topics covered.

This course is based on the reading-based online, An Activity Book For African American Families: Helping Children Cope with Crisis created by NIH Staff and Academy for Educational Development Staff in 0.


National Institutes of Health, HHS

Publication Date:

September 2003

Course Material Authors

NIH Staff
Academy for Educational Development Staff

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially child and family therapists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about helping African American children and families cope with crisis. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify ways African American families can help their children cope with crisis.

  2. Describe specific methods recommended for communicating with children and strengthening family bonds.

  3. Compare activities presented and critique their potential effectiveness.

  4. Apply the information presented in the “Just for Parents” section to your work with African American families.

  5. Cite examples of resources for additional information of potential value to African American families.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101196
4 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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63 members have taken this course