Resources for Parents
Supporting the Transition Back to School
Government of Canada
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“Guidelines for Re-Entry into the School Setting During the Pandemic: Managing the Social-Emotional and Traumatic Impact”
MANAGING THE SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL AND TRAUMATIC IMPACT
While Health Departments have been directing much of the initial focus on re-entry to schools, the emotional and traumatic impact of COVID-19 has received less attention. These Guidelines will set the standard as the most comprehensive trauma-informed and systems-based practice for supporting students, staff and their families during the pandemic.
Alberta Health Services
Help in Tough Times
At some point in our lives we all have stressful times. We can be impacted by such things as financial pressures, unexpected difficulties, unemployment, or stressful situations such as the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Alberta Health Services has resources and services, such as Text4Hope, available to help you or someone you know. Remember, if you are struggling you are not alone. There are supports in place to help you.
This article includes specific information about how parents/caregivers can respond to and support children of different ages during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CASA Presents: The Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Health
In these unprecedented times, CASA aims to continue assisting our families and community members in dealing with the many mental health concerns that may come out of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. In keeping with this, we have launched a new initiative, "The Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Health Web Series," an interactive live series featuring insights from experts. READ MORE
Caregiver Education Series
Children Youth and Families (CYF) Caregiver Education sessions have gone virtual. Click here for more information: https://www.cyfcaregivereducation.ca/