Counseling Newsletter

Information and activity resources for parents.

April 6th

Information for Parents

Hi everyone,

The mental health department put together some important information for parents and fun activities you can try with your child while we are out on break.

Mindfulness:

Sounds Right: A Mindful Listening Game

Resources to help students calm down and increase attention skills

Activities to reduce anxiety

Activities that promote social skills:

Conversation starters:

Use the writing prompts below as topic starters. Make sure you follow the rules of a conversation: make eye contact, stay on topic, ask follow up questions, etc.

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!

Service Learning Time! Make cards for others in the hospital- details in the link below!

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

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