Below are podcasts, websites, videos, and articles for parents to utilize in giving daily social and emotional support to their children with their daily activities. Strengthening social/emotional well-being creates and maintains healthier environments for more long term effective learning.
Speak with a professional school counselor, school psychologist, or school social worker (at select schools) at your child’s school.
Utilize the following free text lines and hotlines to speak with a crisis counselor:
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
2-1-1 Maryland is partnership of four agencies working together to provide simple access to health and human services information. 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects people with important community services. Our specially trained call specialists answer calls 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Maryland: Call 2-1-1 or Text your zip code to 898-211
Safe Schools Maryland is Maryland’s only official anonymous reporting system. Safe Schools Maryland operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.
Helping Children Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Yale Child Study Center/National Child Traumatic Stress Center
Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times. UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Autism Team
A podcast designed to help adults and children build their social and emotional learning skills
A social emotional learning podcast featuring conversations with leaders in education, business, tech, and arts, dedicated to helping others grow in being kind to each other
Provides tip for parents of children 2 through 8 years on emotions and self-awareness, social skills, character
Helping Children Manage Emotions During Difficult Times
Supporting Teachers and Parents of Students with Special Education Needs WIth SEL
Managing Emotions through Self-Care and Building Resilience
Kids Yoga with Bari Koral
When a child's emotions spike, How can a parent find their best self?
Creating a Family Charter
Five Mindfulness Activities for Children
Talking to Children About Race
Tips for Talking to Children about Racism and Social Justice
10 Tips for Teaching and Talking to Children About Racism
Talking to Children about Race and Racism