RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Resources for students and parents

Programs to Inform and Support Families

 

 

ü  Prevent Child Abuse AmericaTips for staying connected can be found at https://preventchildabuse.org/coronavirus-resources/

 

ü  The Child Mind Institute: Suggestions on talking with children about COVID-19 can be found at https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/.

 

ü  SAMHSAGuidance on talking with children about infectious disease resources are located at https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Talking-With-Children-Tips-for-Caregivers-Parents-and-Teachers-During-Infectious-Disease-Outbreaks/PEP20-01-01-006?referer=from search result

 

ü  Zero to ThreeThese resources offer tips for families including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing. https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus 

 

ü  Be Strong FamiliesResources to stay strong and positive based on each of the protective factors are found at https://www.bestrongfamilies.org/covid-19-

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ü  CDC Guidelines and resources: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/  https://www.whitehouse.gov/wpcontent/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20 coronavirus-guidance 8.5x11 315PM.pdf

 

ü  Administration for Children & Families Bureau resources: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/coronavirus

 

 Alabama Trust Fund Resources and Helpful Links

 

ü  Alabama Department of Public Health COVID-19 Testing Hotline: 1-888-264-2256

Latest State Guidance

https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19/index.html

 

ü  Governor Office’s comprehensive guide for COVID-19 Resources:

Altogetheralabama.org

 

ü  COVID-19 Information Hub: https://covid19.alabama.gov/

 

ü  Information on the CARES Act and Filing for Unemploymenthttps://labor.alabama.gov/COVID/CARES%20Act%20FAQ.pdf

 

ü  The Parenting Assistance Line (PAL): a free service available to anyone who wants information and support in becoming a more confident parent or caregiver. Call or text 866-962-3030.  https://Pal.ua.edu

 

ü  CWLATips for preparing information and creating partnerships:

https://www.cwla.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CWLA-COVID-19-Tip-Guide.pdf

 

ü  Child Trends: Utilizing telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic to help connect home visiting services to families: https://mailchi.mp/999356a38426/during-the-covid-19-pandemic-telehealth-can-help-connect-home-visiting-services-to-families?e=c46bbf3bac

 

ü  ARCH: Identifying resources for respite and family caregiver organizations: https://archrespite.org/Covid-19-Respite-Resources

 

Social and Emotional Learning Resources

 

ü  Social-Emotional Learning (SEL): What Is SEL and Why SEL Matters?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikehX9o1JbI

 

ü  Coronavirus: Kids and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ocjJEdJkl8

 

ü  A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching Through Coronavirus-For Students Everywhere, Online or Not:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/03/26/trauma-informed-approach-teaching-through-coronavirus-students-everywhere-online-or-not/

 

ü  Parent Toolkit:  Social and Emotional Development

https://www.parenttoolkit.com/topics/social-and-emotional

 

Please contact our District Social Worker, Ms. Jwana Perkins at (334) 398-0124 for additional service providers and/or as needed.  Listed are agencies within Autauga County available to assist families during this unprecedented time.

 

·       Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center - (334) 356-3632

 

·       Clark Counseling Services - (334) 356-0381

 

·       Ellis Counseling LLC - (334) 358-2455

 

·       Family Guidance Center - (334) 270-4100

 

·       Family Sunshine Center - (334) 206-2100

 

·       Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority - (334)279-7830

 

·       Samaritan Counseling Center - (334) 262-7787