Parent Resources

COVID-19:


State of Alaska Health Mandates: 
https://gov.alaska.gov/home/covid19-healthmandates/

YKHC: https://www.ykhc.org/covid-19/

Counselor's tips for managing COVID-19 Anxiety: https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/a-counselors-tips-for-managing-covid-19-anxiety-0317204

Managing Stress and Anxiety (from the CDC): 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Talking to children about COVID-19: 
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

Prepare your family: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/index.html

Alaska's DEED (Department of Education and Early Development site to share the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. Please check for frequent updates, as staff is reviewing and editing the site daily as we respond to this emerging outbreak.   https://education.alaska.gov/safeschools/infectiousdisease

Google COVID-19 website: https://www.google.com/covid19/

National PTA website with resources for parents and educators: https://www.pta.org/home/family-resources/coronavirus-information?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=PTA&_zs=frhQW&_zl=UnM22

For schools/teachers:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html



Difficult Topics:

https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/talking-to-children

https://www.esafety.gov.au/parents/skills-advice/hard-to-have-conversations


Personal Safety:

https://www.kidpower.org/library/article/safe-without-scared/

https://stopitnow.org/help-guidance/prevention-tools


Technology:

https://www.missingkids.org/netsmartz/resources

http://www.unh.edu/ccrc/internet-crimes/safety_ed.html


Safe Adults:

https://safelyeverafter.com

https://www.traversebaycac.org/2018/06/15/doc-talk-identifying-safe-adults/


Grooming:

https://www.stopitnow.org/ohc-content/tip-sheet-8

https://www.protectyoungminds.org/2017/10/26/10-ways-predators-grooming-kids/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/protecting-children-sexual-abuse/201901/what-parents-need-know-about-sexual-grooming



Sexual Abuse Prevention:


https://endsexualexploitation.org/wp-content/uploads/Talk-Today-Safer-Tomorrow-TSA-2018.pdf

https://www.nsvrc.org/preventing-child-sexual-abuse-resources

https://childmind.org/article/10-ways-to-teach-your-child-the-skills-to-prevent-sexual-abuse/



Healthy Child Sexual Development:


https://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/saam_2013_an-overview-of-healthy-childhood-sexual-development.pdf

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