Counseling Newsletter

Information and activity resources for parents.

Week of March 30th, 2020

Information for Parents

"Here's a "Gentle Reminder" for all of us: Be kind to yourselves. We aren't in the Parenting Olympics. Meaning this homeschooling thing is NOT a competition. Please don't let social media make you feel inadequate or unprepared, Make your schedules, but give yourselves grace. We are all doing the best we can as we adjust to our "new normal". Every family's time is going to look different because EVERY FAMILY IS DIFFERENT. Do what works for your household. If the kids are happy and the adults are maintaining a semblance of sanity, we are all winning."- Written by Anoymous

School Closures has great resources for parents working from home.

Rhythms of Play on Facebook Watch

Mindfulness:

Resources to help students calm down and increase attention skills

Activities to reduce anxiety

Activities that promote social skills:

Julia Cook will be streaming her books live via the schedule below! All of these books are great for social skill building!

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Art Activities

Art is a great way to reduce stress and alleviate anxiety. Here are some great ideas to try with your family!

What to do if I need assistance during the break...

The mental health department knows this is a stressful time for everyone. Please don't hesitate to reach out to any member of our department if you need assistance.


Stewart:

Michele Vincent- Social Worker

Gina Tornincaso- School Pyschologist

Monica Saavedra-School Pyschologist


Stratford:

Michele Vincent- Social Worker

Danielle Warnke-School Pyschologist

Melina Mendelson- School Pyschologist