Back to School

The Social Worker's Corner

AUGUST 2020

Information for Parents

We hope you had a wonderful summer. As we prepare for going back to school, we want you to know we are here for you! Below are some great resources for preparing to return to school. We miss you and can't wait to see you!

Articles for Parents

We are all faced with challenging decisions lately and many are experiencing decision fatigue. This is a great resource for helping us eliminate that fatigue while building acceptance and confidence in the choices we make.

More Great Parenting Articles

Back to School Activities

Helping Students Understand Social Distancing and Face Masks

Tip: Start practicing mask wearing with your child before they return to school.
We Wear Masks - A Social Story about the coronavirus
Coronavirus: How to Teach Kids About COVID-19 | BrainPOP

Cool non-touch ways to greet friends, teachers and family!

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New Books to help children understand COVID19.

A Little SPOT Learns Online by Diane Alber | Read Aloud Fun

Mindfulness:

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Simple Mindfulness Strategy -- Take 5
5-Minute Kids Body Scan Meditation w/ Cory Muscara

What to do if I need assistance over the summer?

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

Looking for teletherapy for you or your child?

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