COVID-19 Resources for School Counselors

Here are more Resources for COVID-19.
Participants:

  • Micah Beaston: Social Worker, Central Dauphin School District (PASSWP, SSWAA)
  • Carrie Jackson: School Psychologist/Trainer, Youngstown State University (ASPP, NASP, BACB)
  • David Lillenstein: School Psychologist President (Association of School Psychologists of PA)
  • Jason Pedersen: School Psychologist (NASSP Delegate)
  • Lori Kelley: President (PASNAP)
  • Nikole Hollins-Sims: Educational Consultant (PaTTAN-Harrisburg)

Level Name of Resource  Link Description
Elem PBS Kids PBS Kids- How to talk to children about the covid-19  
Elem Imagine Neighborhood Imagine Neighboorhood.  
Middle Find Your grind https://findyourgrind.com/for-educators/  
Middle Hey Kiddo https://www.hey-kiddo.com  
HS NACAC College Admissions Status Update https://www.nacacnet.org/college-admission-status-coronavirus  
HS AP Updates AP Updates for Schools impacted by the Coronavirus  
All Online Counseling Services  BetterHelp
Talkspace
TeenCounseling
 
All ASCA Resource Center https://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors/professional-development/learn-more/covid-update  
All PDE COVID-19 Resource Page https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx  
Graduate Students CACREP Statement https://tinyurl.com/un4qva2  

DHS Secretary Theresa Miller announced the support and referral warmline is available in Pennsylvania.  Beginning at 6 p.m. on April 1, they are partnering with the Center for Community Resources to offer a 24/7 mental health and crisis support line for people dealing with anxiety or other difficult emotions. Callers will be able to speak with staff who are trained in trauma-informed principles and will listen, assess the person’s needs, triage, and refer to other local supports and professionals as needed.

The Mental Health Support Line can be reached toll-free, 24/7 at 1-855-284-2494.