Resources for Helping Children Coping with Trauma
Social Emotional Resources
Lessons, activities, and printables – in the following skill areas: Communication, Cooperation, Emotion Regulation, Empathy, Impulse Control, and Social Initiation
Lessons, videos, activities, printables and resources for helping young children cope with traumatic experiences. Also has Covid-19 specific stories, videos, and printables.
Set of free, downloadable exercises that are short and easy to follow that will help your child develop a greater sense of focus and awareness, and minimize distractions.
A story book for children on Covid-19. This book is a collaboration of 50 humanitarian organizations in conjunction with the UN. It is currently translated in 12 languages, and it is geared for children 6-11 year old. This book helps explain the virus to children and cope with the complicated emotions dealing with a pandemic.
Print or pull up one of the linked feelings charts. Have your child point to or talk about how s/he is feeling every morning. You can model this by talking about how you are feeling and why. Feel free to use these charts throughout the day as feelings change for you and/or your child. You can also make your own feelings chart with pictures of your child's feelings.
Crisis Numbers/Mental Health
School Closure Toolkit for Parents
General Resources for Parents