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Telehealth & Virtual Service Delivery

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH), University of Maryland, School of Medicine

  • COVID-19 Resources
    • NCSMH wants to support you as you protect your health & the health of those around you and created an accumulation of resources & tips to use and share with your networks.

ZeroSuicide in Health & Behavioral Health Care

UCLA Pediatric Psychology Consultation Liaison Service

Mentalhealthonline

 

Strategies for School Leaders & Crisis Teams

NASP

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

  • CASEL CARES: SEL Resource During COVID-19
    • CASEL CARES is a new initiative connecting the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) community with experts to identify how SEL can be most helpful in responding to COVID-19. This website continues to curate free SEL resources related to COVID-19 and offers a free, weekly webinar series every Friday, with a panel of experts speaking on various key topics.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) & Mental Health for Children & Adolescents.

(JAMA Pediatrics. Published online April 14, 2020. Golberstein E. et al.)

  • This article discusses the importance of facilitating technology-enabled modalities that can expand, extend, and sometimes replace traditional face-to-face encounters, along with privacy concerns, and coordination with community mental health.

Promoting Children’s Resilience to Pandemic

 

Child Trends is the nation’s leading research organization focused exclusively on improving the lives of children and youth, especially those who are most vulnerable.

Center for Childhood Resilience is dedicated to promoting access to high-quality mental health services for children and adolescents across Illinois and nationwide.

 

Promoting Children’s Resilience to Pandemic

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  • Center for Childhood Resilience’s COVID-19 Resource Page
    • Meeting children’s basic physiological and emotional needs is imperative to creating a safe environment. This website shares three key principles (creating a safe environment, building relationships and connectedness, and supporting and teaching emotion regulation).

 

Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Comprehensive School Suicide Prevention: Responding to Distance Learning

NASP

Grief, Trauma, and COVID-19

American Psychological Association, 2020. Grief and COVID-19: Mourning our bygone lives.

  • Grief and loss experts share what they know about the ways we’re mourning now – and how to help those who are grieving.

Helping Parents Manage Youth Anxiety

  • Child Mind Institute
    • Coping During COVID-19: Resources for Parents
      • Child Mind Institute recognizes the stress and challenge parents are facing to balance work, childcare and self-care, all while doing their best to keep worries of their children and themselves under control. Parents can’t do this alone, which is why the Child Mind Institute created this comprehensive list of resources.

Additional Agencies Responding to School-Based Mental Health Challenges Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

  • The US Department of Education compiled a collection of documents to support schools and school staff.

National Association of School Nurses

  • Accumulation of comprehensive resources on COVID-19 such as teaching families and their students about the pandemic, talking points for school nurses, and guidance for school principals and superintendents.

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

  • This website highlights several resources for how to navigate the pandemic while focusing students’ grief.

National Center for School Mental Health 

  • The University of Maryland School of Medicine has accumulated resources and tips for handling the global pandemic.