We have started a collection of patient handouts that you can download and print. Some of these documents are in .pdf format - if you don’t have Acrobat Reader, you can get it here. Permissions have been granted for all of the pamphlets we have scanned in; other links go directly to publicly-available sites. If you have any other handouts you would like to contribute, please contact us.

Please refer patients and families to this website!
Click here for signs in English or in Spanish to post in your office.

The Children’s Hospital at Oklahoma University Medical Center has designed a series of Injury Risk Factor Surveys for children of different ages to be used as a screening device. The American Academy of Pediatrics also offers Safety Surveys in both English and Spanish, which you can purchase.

Parenting Tips/Dealing with Behavior
Violence in the Home/Child Abuse and its Effects
Violence Outside the Home

Injury Prevention
Other Information

Parenting Tips/Dealing with Behavior:

31 Things to Do Instead of Hitting or Screaming

“My Baby Keeps Crying...I Just Want the Crying to Stop” - information for parents to prevent shaken baby syndrome (in English and Spanish)

ParentTips: Angry Kid, Calm Parent

Facts for Families from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (brief printable articles on a variety of social, medical, and psychiatric issues) or in Spanish or in French

Bright Futures TipSheets (information on the health and well-being of children at different developmental stages)

Time-Out! (on using time-outs) or in Spanish

Raise Your Child with Praise: Tips for Parents with 2-5 Year Olds or in Spanish

Parents: Making a Winner of Your Young Athlete (how to support children in healthy ways)

101 Ideas for Summer Fun (ways to keep kids busy - and promote family peace - during school vacation)

Shopping with Children (ways to deal with challenging behaviors at the supermarket)


Violence in the Home/Child Abuse and its Effects:

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones...and Words Can Hurt Me Too (preventing verbal abuse)

Never Shake a Baby (preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome)

Safe Sleeping (preventing SIDS) from the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children and Clarian Health Partners - in English and Spanish

When Children Witness Violence in the Home: Helping Children Cope or in Spanish

Helping Traumatized Children: A Brief Overview for Caregivers

Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children: Consequences of Emotional Neglect in Childhood or in Spanish


Violence Outside the Home:

Talking with Kids About Violence

Some Myths & Facts About Violence & Tips on How You Can Help or in Spanish

Pulling the Plug on TV Violence: Facts and Tips for Parents or in Spanish

Bullying - It’s Not Okay: When Your Child is the Victim, the Bully, or a Bystander or in Spanish

Street Violence: Your Child Has Been Hurt - What You Can Do or in Spanish

Teen Dating Violence: What Parents Need to Know or in Spanish

The following are especially good for teens leaving for college:

Best Defense Against Assault

Rape: Prevention and Resources

Date Rape Drugs (5 pages)

Club Drugs Fact Sheet


Injury Prevention:

Click here for Injury Prevention handouts

Other Information:

Understanding Juvenile and Family Court


Last Updated: May 5, 2004
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