Below are listed some resources from the American School Counselor Association website www.schoolcounselor.org to help you and your student understand COVID 19 and discuss it together.
Talking to children about COVID-19.
Here is s short video of information from BrainPop.
This video gives many details about the virus, and it can be translated into any language.
We know that we are not having a traditional means of school at this time, but if your family has had a tough time with changes or stresses, please be sure you or your student check in with your school counselors. We are always available by email, and we are here to help.
Please find additional resources to help cope with the impact of COVID-19 on your family.
Providing emotional support to children during a pandemic
Supporting mental health in a pandemic
Student & family Resources
COVID-19 Social Stories: Helping children understand in kid-friendly terms
SEL Activities: Videos, games, challenges toolkits, and more to support social-emotional growth
Calming Strategies: Videos, activities, and exercises to foster mindfulness