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"Social and Emotional Learning During COVID-19" Presented by Dr. Julian Dooley, Psychologist - Webinar

Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19 (NASP) https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

Social Stories/Videos

  • The Yucky Bug - Link
  • My Coronavirus Story - Easterseals - Link 
  • Time to Come In, Bear: A Children’s Story about Social Distancing - Link
  • YouTube Channel with various social stories - Link
    • The New Rules of Keeping My Body in the Group and Out of the Group
    • The Rules of Wearing a Mask
    • Rules! Rules! Rules! Rules for Learning Online!
    • When My Parents are Working From Home
    • My Home is My School
  • Video Chatting - A New Way to Communicate - Link
    • Social story to describe video chatting, related emotions, and conversation starters
  • When Can I Go Back to School - Link
  • Comic - Exploring Coronavirus - Link
  • Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre - Link
    • Am I Normal? Video and podcast series providing information, support, and community for middle school students 
      • Episode 1: Support and Mindfulness
      • Episode 2: Sharing Space at Home
      • Episode 3: Staying Active
      • Episode 4: Cyberbullying, Streaming, and Getting Creative
      • Episode 5: Anxiety 

Social-Emotional Learning 

  • Social Thinking – Free Stuff to Use and Home and School - Link
    • Free resources on social skills and how to teach them! 
      • Read Aloud Books and Thinksheets
      • Video Lessons
      • Free Articles 
      • Free Webinars and Aha! Moments to Teach or Core Concepts and Products
    • New added resources each week!
  • Second Step Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum - Link
    • Free social-emotional learning resources for mental health professionals, educators, and parents to support skill-building for themselves and/or students 
  • Tools to Bring More Calm and Connection During Chaos - Link
    • Free resources for kids and educators
    • Examples
      • Feelings Scavenger Hunt
      • Feelings Reflection
      • At-Home Bingo
      • Self-Care Menu
      • Guided Meditation
    • Social-Emotional Learning lessons using Kimochis (more Kimochis resources here)
  • Free Social-Emotional Learning Activities - Link
    • Lessons, activities, and printables
    • Skill areas: Communication, Cooperation, Emotion Regulation, Empathy, Impulse Control, and Social Initiation
  • YouTube Channel “Mrs. Weller’s Kitchen” with Social Skills Lessons - Link
    • Lesson 1: Using Your Social Filter
    • Lesson 2: The Guard Dog and the Wise Owl
    • Lesson 3: Training and Taming Your Brain
    • Lesson 4: Being Responsible
    • Lesson 5: If You Mess Up, ‘Fess Up!
    • Lesson 6: Be A Friendship Magnet
  • Kimochis Lessons/Videos - Link

Staying Connected with Friends 

  • How To Help Kids Connect with Friends During Social Distancing - Link
  • 8 Ways to Help Teens Cope with Social Distancing Blues - Link

Coping – Parent and Staff Guides

  • Large-Scale Natural Disasters: Helping Children Cope - Link
    • Handout – How to support children
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019

Parent/Guardian Distance Learning Supports

  • Parent Guide – Creating a Home Learning Environment (Handout) - Link
  • Daily Schedule (Blank, Printable) - Link
  • Engagement and Motivation: Helping Handout for Home - Link
  • Using Praise and Rewards Wisely: Helping Handout for School and Home - Link
  • Keep Calm and Structure On: How to manage emotions and build structure at home during COVID-19 - Link
    • 3 video trainings on how to structure home environment and provide social-emotional learning support at home (particularly for kids with self-regulation challenges) 
    • Downloadable schedules in English and Spanish
    • Printable Calming Toolkit

  • Meredith Sitko, B.ED., CHES, RN, NCSN - Coordinator and School Health Restore Lead
  • Julie Wood, Ph.D., NCSP - ESS Restore Lead
  • Debbie Osysko, RN, PPE Restore Coordinator
  • Chris Worthington, MA, Virtual ESS Coordinator
  • Leigh Wheatley, NP, Virtual School Health Coordinator
  • Cristina Mueller, District Client/Staff Consult
  • Mike Lyman, Marketing/Community Perspective
  • Meghan Brady and Chris DeMauro - Impact Group Marketing Content Development
  • Marilyn Morgan, psi Marketing Assistant
  • Mike Tornow, MA, PCC, Internal Marketing Restore Lead
  • Tammy Lyman, psi Finance Director/Systems Implementation
  • Steve Rosenberg, psi CEO, Global Vision