(BLOOMINGTON) – The Monroe County Community School Corporation remains committed to providing support to students and families during this stressful time.
Officials understand the current COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and anxiety for students.
MCCSC Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiative is critical now more than ever. Educators will continue to offer SEL opportunities for your students throughout the remainder of the school year.
The following resources are provided to assist parents in having conversations with their children and adolescents about the pandemic and how they are coping on a daily basis.
- The Ultimate Kids Guide to the Corona Virus is a visual infographic about the Coronavirus.
- Emotions and Self-Awareness is a resource from PBS Kids that includes activities and information for children and parents.
- NPR News has published a three-minute audio specifically for students about the Coronavirus. The audio file also contains a zine comic, Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus, that is available in English and Chinese.
- Mental Health Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak was published by the World Health Organization. This article identifies the impact of stigmatization and several ways to support the mental health and well-being of children and others.