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FREE PARENTING CLASS OFFERED BY  YALE UNIVERSITY

Click here to read more and register: Everyday Parenting: The ABCs of Child Rearing presented by Dr. Alan E. Kazdin, Professor of Psychology at Yale University

Everyday Parenting gives you access to a toolkit of behavior-change techniques that will make your typical day in the home easier as you develop the behaviors you would like to see in your child. The lessons provide step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to improve your course of action with both children and adolescents.  Among many techniques, you will learn how even simple modifications to tone of voice and phrasing can lead to more compliance.  The course will also shed light on many parenting misconceptions and ineffective strategies that are routinely used.

Subtitles available in Chinese and Spanish.  Subtítulos disponibles en chino y español.   提供中文和西班牙文字幕。

 

 

SEL RESOURCES FOR PARENTS, EDUCATORS & SCHOOL COMMUNITIES RELATED TO COVID-19

Inside SEL has put together an initial list of resources, blog posts and guides to help cope during this volatile and difficult time. Their intention is to continue to add to the list as they come across more relevant content.

Resources include Parenting Resources; Adult Self-Care Tips; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and more! Wondering how to talk to your child about Coronavirus? Looking for the best music, game, or educational app for your child?  Dance games? Emotional Intelligence Podcast for Kids?  Free SEL Activities and Practices?  

 

Click here to read more: SEL Resources for Parents, Educators & School Communities Related to COVID-19

 

 

 

FREE ONLINE MINDFULNESS CLASS FOR KIDS!

Mindful Schools is designing these online mindfulness classes with K-5 students in mind – AND please know that students and adults of all ages are welcome to participate.  Free online mindfulness class (approx 30 min)

 

 

PARENT/CAREGIVER GUIDE TO HELPING FAMILIES COPE WITH THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019

This resource will help you think about how an infectious disease outbreak might affect your family—both physically and emotionally—and what you can do to help your family cope. Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.  Click here.

 

 

SELF-CARE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING: HOW TO ADJUST YOUR COPING WHILE FACING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

While the world is changing, we are experiencing a need to adapt our lifestyles as well. As we adjust, many are noticing that usual methods of self-care may conflict with social distancing guidelines. While self-care strategies tend to be subjective, one thing that remains the same regardless of who you are is the importance of self-care during times of high stress.

Here are three questions to ask yourself as you adjust your self-care as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here.

 

 

 

Check out their Parenting Content where you'll find a series of guides comprising of articles, videos, Q&As and more. They have a variety of parenting subjects, including bullying, teens, technology and self-harm. These guides are formulated by Boys Town parenting experts and are based on the Boys Town Parenting Model.

Other resources include Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus, Parenting Guide and resource for Helping Children Cope with the Unexpected.