Play NicelyTM is a brief, population-based intervention designed to prevent violence and mitigate toxic stress.
Assume you see one young child hit another. What are you going to do?
The Play Nicely multimedia program and handbook present you with 20 options to respond to this scenario. Quickly build your parenting skill set by viewing the options that you are most interested in learning more about.
Play Nicely works! Multiple studies confirm that Play Nicely is effective.
After viewing the program, health care providers
- have increased confidence for counseling parents about discipline.
- are more likely to recommend appropriate discipline strategies to parents.
How can I access Play Nicely?
To view the Play Nicely multimedia program on a computer for free, choose:
Play Nicely: The Healthy Discipline Handbook
This durable book is uniquely designed to enhance learning with tabbed pages for each of the 20 discipline options. Learn more about how to obtain this valuable printed resource.
How can I implement the program in my setting?
Play Nicely is designed to be quickly implemented in health care and educational settings using a population-based approach. Use these handouts to introduce others to the program.
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