Resources for Parents

American Psychological Association

Communicating with teens during COVID - Psychologists’ research can help parents and caregivers more effectively communicate with their teens, especially while everyone is cooped up together

The great distance learning experiment continues Educators at all levels are grappling with what the changes mean now, and for the future

Psychology Today

BEING KIND TO YOURSELF IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC - A Social Psychologist's conversation with a room of high school seniors.

The National Child and Traumatic Stress Network

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (PDF, 144KB)
This is for parents and caregivers to prepare and reduce stress and anxiety, and provides information for your family about physical and emotional ways to cope.

National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource. This is a helpful list of ideas to help parents talk to children about the coronavirus.

 

New York Times

Talking to Teens and Tweens About Coronavirus
Read advice from experts to talk to teens and be prepared for the coronavirus.

 

NPR (National Public Radio)

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus
A comic story for parents to discuss the coronavirus with their children.