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If the manual does not have a fee: The manual may be reproduced for education/training or related activities and at no cost to others. There is no requirement to obtain special permission for such uses but please send an email to Karen Anderson at informing us of your intended use of the material. We also ask that the citation below appear on all reproductions:

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Manuals listed here with a fee are not permitted to be reprinted.

BEAM Manual Bridging Education and Mental Health (BEAM) Implementation Manual

(38 pages), free, a product of the BEAM Project

The BEAM Implementation Manual is to help teachers implement the BEAM model in their classrooms or programs. It serves as a supplement to BEAM training and a guide to implement the BEAM model in classrooms or with individual teachers.

Building BridgesBuilding Bridges: Effectively Communicating Through Conflict--A Training Guide for Early Professionals

(1996) Video, 25 minutes; Manual, 12 pages, free. A product of the PAVE Project

This video demonstrates a process for teachers of young children that will aid in developing and practicing the skills for effectively communicating through conflict. 


Early Literacy Resource Handbook Early Literacy Resource Handbook 

(65 pages), free, a product of the Minnesota Early Literacy Project 

This resource book illustrates the amazing work of the Minnesota Early Literacy Project's early educators who understood the value of early literacy and creatively incorporated activities in all their interactions with children.

STEEP ManualSteps Toward Effective, Enjoyable Parenting (STEEP) Manual

(288 pages), $75

This comprehensive facilitators’ guide for the award winning STEEP™ program (Steps Toward Effective, Enjoyable Parenting) is based on attachment theory. The STEEP™ program is grounded in more than 30 years of longitudinal research on risk and resilience conducted at the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development. 

SIB ManualSeeing is Believing® Training Manual and Practice DVD

(61 pages), $50

Through videotaping and guided viewing, Seeing is Believing® promotes perspective-taking by giving parents a chance to see, from the camera’s point of view, what happens between them and their baby.  This manual and practice DVD helps trainers to learn and practice the skills that are necessary for this important strategy.

Violence PreventionViolence Prevention and Early Intervention in Early Childhood, A Manual for Trainers

(192 pages), $25, a product of the PAVE Project

This manual offers practical information and strategies for educators of children birth to age five with a focus on the preschool years.

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