COVID Resources

We know that schools are undergoing a major transition due to the effects of COVID. The resources below include information about how to support the emotional wellness of students during this time. Please check back as we'll continue to update these each week. 

Skills for Psychological Recovery Online on the NCTSN Learning Center

PFA Teach App on Google Play

School Crisis Resources

School communities can be affected by a number of traumatic events. Community issues such as domestic violence, gang activity, and school shootings, and natural disasters such as floods, tornados, hurricanes, and earthquakes can having a lasting impact on students.

The resources below can help schools and parents cope with these events.

In this video, CBITS co-developer Marleen Wong discusses the five phases of Psychological First Aid for Schools: Listen, Protect, Connect, Model, and Teach. Video Transcript

Resources for Schools

Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management: Psychological First Aid

Recovery: After a Tornado

Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting

Teacher Guidelines for Helping Children after a Hurricane

Teacher Guidelines for Helping Children after a Tornado

Teacher Guidelines for Helping Children after an Earthquake

Resources for Parents

Games for Kids When the Electricity is Out

Talking to Children about the Shooting

Talking to Journalists about the Shooting: For Parents and Children

Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth after a School Shooting

Parent Guidelines for Helping Children after a Hurricane

Parent Guidelines for Helping Children after a Tornado

Parent Guidelines for Helping Children after an Earthquake