Learning to adjust to life in the context of COVID-19 is difficult for everyone. This is a time of universal stress, worry, fear, loss, isolation, and anxiety for people around the world. Each child and each family will deal with the emotional and behavioral implications differently. It becomes even more complicated when one is not able to access help with a mental health professional in a face-to-face setting.
With that in mind, there are many quality resources available to help navigate emotional and behavioral issues during this stressful time.
How to talk with kids about coronavirus:
- National Association of School Psychologists
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Child Mind
- Conscious Discipline
How to plan for social distancing: