Adults can help by making sure adolescents don’t overestimate the dangers or underestimate their ability to protect themselves.
(Lisa Damour, PhD, New York Times, March 11, 2020)
School and events are shutting down, impacting children in unexpected ways. Here’s how to deal with the letdown
(Erinne McGee, New York Times, March 18, 2020).
A psychologist offers tips tailored to age.
(Madeline Levine, PhD, New York Times, March 20, 2020)
Teens are not made for isolation, which makes COVID-19 especially hard on them. Here's how to help your teenager to see the bigger picture
(Christine Carter, PhD, Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley, March 20, 2020)
As American schools close, parents are suddenly faced with the challenge of keeping their children occupied at home.
(Ashley Fetters, Atlantic, March 16, 2020)
Because of coronavirus, teenagers are missing out on major rites of passage. Offering compassion paves their way toward feeling better.
(Lisa Damour, PhD, New York Times, March 19, 2020)
Tips for nurturing and protecting children at home.
(Rae Jacobsen, Child Mind Institute)
Experts offer advice on how parents can help adolescents get the facts straight and be prepared.
(Donna De La Cruz, New York Times, March 2, 2020)
If you're one of the tens of millions of parents who are now essentially homeschooling your kids, we have some tips to help you keep your kids engaged and everyone sane.
(Anya Kamenetz, NPR Education)
How to help students make the most of their newfound free time
(Ana Homayoun, Washington Post, March 19, 2020)
And how will Silicon Valley families adjust to life under the coronavirus quarantine?
(Charlene Margot, Medium, March 16, 2020)
And other lessons my mother taught me (applicable to #coronavirus)
(Charlene Margot, Medium, March 20, 2020)
What "Quaranteenagers" Can Teach Us
Many teens are responding to shelter-in-place with creativity, resilience, and optimism for the future
(Charlene Margot, Medium, March 25, 2020)
Challenge Success - Resources to Support Parents and Educators
Child Mind Institute (CMI) - Supporting Families During COVID-19
Common Sense Media - Coronavirus Resources
Google - Teach From Home
Health Connected - Resources for Parents
Khan Academy - Parent & Teacher Resources
KQED At-Home Learning Resources During the COVID-19 Crisis
PBS Learning Media
Sequoia Healthcare District - Sequoia Strong (TM)
Stanford Medicine - COVID-19 Updates
StarVista - Mental Health Services
Willows in the Wind - Help for Parents of Troubled Teens
YouTube - Learn@Home
PARENT EDUCATION SERIES VIDEOS
Mindful Parenting: How to Raise Kids Who are Creative, Compassionate, and Resilient
How can you raise kids who are more creative, compassionate, and resilient? Leah Weiss, PhD, Stanford University, international expert in compassion, shares advice about what parents can do to remain mindful while navigating the ups and downs of raising children and teens.
Raising a Resilient Learner
Adina Glickman, academic coach and founder of The Stanford Resilience Project, offers tips on raising a balanced, resilient learner--both inside and outside of the classroom.
Part 1: https://youtu.be/XAHPOyxoMKI
Part 2: https://youtu.be/8ys11K4JyGs
Part 3: https://youtu.be/4mHb5oyOPac
The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives
Dr. Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson, co-authors of The Self-Driven Child, provide research-based advice about how to help children and teens become more resilient, balanced, and motivated for learning.
No Such Thing as a Bad Kid
Charlie Appelstein, MSW, youth care expert, author of No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: Understanding and Responding to Kids with Emotional & Behavioral Challenges Using a Positive, Strength-Based Approach
What's All the Buzz with JUUL & Similar Vape Devices?
The Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit offers education for parents to prevent middle and high school students’ use of vapes and e-cigarettes (including JUUL and other pod-based systems).
GENERAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCES
California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response: a comprehensive website with resources and information for all Californians
California Local Information: links to coronavirus information for each California county
CDC Coronavirus Information: detailed information, resources, and updates from the CDC
San Mateo County Health - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Information
Sequoia Healthcare District - Sequoia Strong (TM) & COVID-19 Information
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula (Redwood City & East Palo Alto)
Sequoia Union High School District - Food Services
Breakfast and lunch will be provided to students who are in need of meals. All campuses will have packaged meals for student or parent pick-up during the following extended serving times: Breakfast/Lunch Meals: 10:00AM -1:00PM
San Mateo County - Second Harvest Food Bank, 800-984-3663
Samaritan House, San Mateo, CA (650) 341-4081
MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS HOTLINES
San Mateo County Crisis Hotline - (650) 579-0350
24-hour Star Vista helpline at (650) 579-0250
Parenting Support, call the free, 24-hour National Parent Helpline at (855) 427-2736.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255.
Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) - https://www.acs-teens.org/contact/
For Crisis Support, text Crisis Text Line at 741741.