Student Services - Parent Resources

Coping with COVID - Video Resources for Families

  • Overview of mental health - What it is & how it’s affected by COVID-19
  • Recognizing changes in thoughts, feelings, behaviors – Determining normal reactions to abnormal situations versus potential cause for concern
  • Simple calming skills (breathing, grounding, reframing)
  • Coping skills (controlling the controllable via daily structure/routine, breaks/play, choosing how we respond, etc.)
  • Self-care & building resilience – The importance of taking care of ourselves, connection between mental & physical health, social connections, how to build resilience
  • Lessons learned – Reflecting on any positives aspects from changed routine, new focus, etc.
  • Resources – Local and national sources of information, support and services