Helpful resources for students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mental Health

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak, World Health Organization, March 18, 2020.

Coping in the era of coronavirus: A webinar for students, American Psychological Association, March 30, 2020.

Podcast series, Speaking Psychology – this audio podcast series highlights the latest, most important and relevant psychological research, American Psychological Association.

Helping children cope with stress during COVID-19, World Health Organization.

Coping with COVID-19, The National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Public Health

Public Health Resources, National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Answering Your Young Child’s Questions About Coronavirus, Zero to Three.

When A Family Member has COVID-19: A Guide for Children, John Hopkins Children’s Center.

Helping Kids Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mayo Clinic.

What Parents Can Tell Children About Coronavirus, Vanderbilt Health.

5 Ways to Help Your Child During the COVID-19 Outbreak, Association of Child Life Professionals.

Helping Children Cope with Emergencies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), The American Academy of Pediatrics.

Activities and Information for Children and Families

Mindfulness Information for Families, Prepared by Rachel Razza, Ph.D., 4/8/2020.

Coronavirus Educational Coloring Pamphlet for Children, Association of Child Life Professionals.

Coping with COVID-19: A Workbook for Kids and Teens, Association of Child Life Professionals.

COVID-19 Activity Book, John Hopkins Children’s Center.

My COVID-19 Time Capsule Activity Book, NBC4 WCMH-TV.

In a Time of Crisis, Play is the Work of a Child, Blake Griffin Edwards, Psychology Today.

DIY Ways to Meet a Child’s Sensory Needs at Home, Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation.

Science Experiments for Kids, CuriOdyssey Science Playground and Zoo.

Tinker Around Your House, Exploratorium.

Online Storytime, New York Public Library

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Get Help, The National Domestic Violence Hotline.