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Parent Resources during Covid 19

Most Important: 

Be available to listen to your child’s concerns and feelings.  Validate their fears and experiences by saying things like, “That makes sense”, “I can totally understand that”.

More tips about talking to Children about COVID-19

English--Please see Covid 19 PDF below

Spanish

 

Ten Common Tips for Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic

We recognize that students, staff and parents could be concerned about being stigmatized due to travel, race, ethnicity or for just being ill.  This a time as a community to respond with compassion and understanding.  Here are some talking points or statements to share with your staff and students to help combat stigma and to promote kindness.

  •     Stay updated and informed on COVID-19 to avoid miscommunication or inaccurate information
  •     Rely on and share trusted sources of information
  •     Speak up if you hear, see, or read stigmatizing or harassing comments or misinformation.
  •     Show compassion and support for individuals and communities more closely impacted.
  •     Avoid stigmatizing people who are in quarantine. They are making the right choice for their communities.
  •     Do not make assumptions about someone’s health status based on their ethnicity, race or national origin.
  •     Talk openly about the harm of stigma
  •     View people directly impacted by stigma as people first
  •     Be conscious of your language
  •     Acknowledge access & language barriers  
  •     Check your own stigmas and biases
  •     Support community with where to access credible information
  •     Be transparent about COVID-19
  •     Stick to the facts

 

CDC Resources

CDC Resources II

 

DFPS Coronavirus Resources

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