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SEL Resources During School Closures

Dear Parents,

We are aware that you are being inundated with messages and mostly wishing for academic school-work and support. Again, at this time teachers will be working together as grade-level teams to prepare materials for at-home use. In the meantime, feel free to refer to our website that has links to our academic resources such as Lexia and Dreambox. Also, here are some resources for supporting your child's social and emotional well being.
 
Estamos conscientes de que han estado inundados con mensajes y que desean recibir trabajo académico y apoyo escolar. En este momento los maestros trabajarán juntos como equipos de nivel de grado para preparar materiales para uso en el hogar. Mientras tanto, no dude en consultar nuestro sitio en línea que tiene enlaces a nuestros recursos académicos como Lexia y Dreambox. Además, aquí hay algunos recursos para apoyar el bienestar social y emocional de su hijo.

How to talk to children about COVID-19:
English:https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/
Spanish:https://childmind.org/article/como-hablar-con-los-ninos-sobre-el-coronavirus/

COVID-19 family fact sheets and family discussion points:
English: https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource
Spanish:https://www.nasponline.org/x54872.xml

Parenting strategies during difficult times:
English:https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/docs/positive_solutions_for_families.pdf
Spanish:https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/docs/positive_solutions_for_families_spanish.pdf

Helping children stay calm:
English: https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/docs/Stay-Calm_Infographic.pdf
Spanish:https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/docs/Stay-Calm_Infographic_SP.pdf

Coloring book/info-graphic to use with young children to emotionally process COVID-19:
Available in several languages: https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

Mental Health Resource:
https://childmind.org/recursos-en-espanol/
https://childmind.org/

Domestic Violence/Violencia doméstica.: https://www.thehotline.org/

Suicide Prevention Hotlines/Líneas Directas de Prevención del Suicidio

Línea de vida nacional para la prevención del suicidio/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

SAFTY: 1-888-334-2777
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Family Service Agency
Información y referencias / intervención de crisis
https://es.fsacares.org/- 24 horas/ 7 dias 1-800-400-1572

Information & Referral/Crisis Intervention
HelpLine - 24 hours / 7 days 1-800-400-1572
Santa Barbara (805) 899-0061
Santa Maria (805) 928-5818
Lompoc (805) 734-2711
Santa Ynez (805) 688-1905

Additionally, if you need to reach our school counselor or school psychologist, Johnny Reyes can  be reached at Johnnyreyes@sbunified.org (805-407-3780) and Gabriela Romero can be reached at gromero@sbunified.org. If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, please call 911.

Stay healthy,
 
Anna Scharfeld