SOCIAL WORKERS COVID-19 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
PARENT RESOURCES: Assisting Parents to Navigate COVID-19
General ideas about dealing with the pandemic, though a few may be replaced by more current information.
Ideas for family and kids at home—things to do that do not take money!
This could be helpful for parents who will read it, or for professionals across organizations who are trying to support parents.
PBS kids on parents talking to their kids
PBS comic for kids—mostly straightforward health information, but I love that it also addresses bias against people groups.
A parent’s guide to helping kids during pandemic.
Talking with your kids about the virus. Because this is an ongoing conversation, even if parents have had an initial conversation, this article is still relevant.
Online free resources for anyone isolated at home. A long list!
A resource for kids.
NCTSN’s new children’s book, Trinka and Sam answer Covid-19 questions in a child-friendly format (https://www.nctsn.org/resources/trinka-and-sam-fighting-the-big-virus).
Helps young children and families talk about their experiences and feelings related to COVID-19 and the need to shelter in place. In the story, the coronavirus has spread to Littletown causing changes in everyone's lives. The story opens doors to conversations about COVID-19, ways that families and communities are working together to keep safe from the virus, family and community strengths, common challenges and reactions in children and adults, ways that families support children and each other, and our intense gratitude for frontline workers. A caregiver guide is available in the back of the book that provides ways parents can use the story with their children. A companion story, Fighting the Big Virus: Trinka's and Sam's Questions, for how to answer children's questions about the virus is also available.
An incredible toolkit of free resources for supporting children and youth ASD during uncertain times such as COVID-19 social narratives, hand washing task analysis, and calming strategies.
This document is a follow-up from the SSWAA Webinar, “COVID19 Health Crisis: Getting Through This Together”, that strives to answer the major questions that the COVID-19 crisis is posing.
We’re In This Together is designed to provide practical tools and resources for teens to support themselves, peers, parents, family members, and their community during this crisis.