Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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This brief from the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) contains guidelines for conducting counseling support from a distance. Links to additional resources are included.

Tags: Health/Related Services Providers | Research Product | COVID-19 | K-12 | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports | Telehealth

Students experiencing trauma, such as from public health crises, weather disasters, or other upsetting events, may have been exposed to unpredictable schedules, inconsistent supervision, or food insecurity and desperately need school to be their safest, most predictable, and most positive setting, especially if they have been displaced or are without utilities or basic comforts. Multi-tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS), such as PBIS, are ideal frameworks for implementing strategies to support students coming back to school and to prevent and address further challenges. We recommend the following six strategies for school teams to ensure a safe, predictable, and positive school year. These strategies are beneficial for all students if the school has been closed, as well as for individual students returning from extended time away from school.

Tags: Educators | Research Product | COVID-19 | K-12 | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

One of the key principles of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is to focus on building prosocial skills, not simply attempting to eliminate challenging or problem behavior. We encourage all schools to continue that focus, as well as other key principles of PBIS, as you address the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are a few simple recommendations educators can embed across a continuum of supports.

Tags: Educators | Research Product | COVID-19 | K-12 | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

Outlines strategies for supporting the social skills development of babies and toddlers. Includes links to information briefs in both English and Spanish. 

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Research Product | COVID-19 | Early Childhood | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports