We want you to know we are here for you during these uncertain times! Below are resources for challenges that may arise as a result of the changing times.
Explaining Coronavirus to Children:
The Yucky Bug by Julia Cook (book explaining COVID-19 to children)
Anxiety and COVID – 19:
Anxiety and Depression Association of America: How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus
Child Mind Institute: Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis
Quick 1-minute video for stress management for parents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdwwemBIkuw
Mindfulness activity for adults: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0Tv7FuvNJ8
Great article about managing stress for you and children during COVID: https://childmind.org/article/anxiety-and-coping-with-coronavirus/
This is 25-minute video discussing managing anxiety: https://vimeo.com/398947314
Our hearts go out to you, if you are dealing with grief and loss. Here are some resources for supporting your students.
Dallas Area Resources:
Please utilize this resource list if there have been disruptions in meeting your needs such as food, housing, medical access, and mental health access.
Dallas County COVID-19 Resources
Talk with us:
We are here for one-to-one support.
The following links are provided by the district for parents to request meetings with school counselors:
On the following link staff, students and parents can book meetings with Mrs. Brinkman or Mrs. Gill: