Helping Children with Traumatic Separation or Traumatic Grief Related to COVID-19: Offers information on how to talk with children about traumatic separation or traumatic grief as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Published in 2020.
NCTSN Resources Related to COVID-19: Identifies existing NCTSN resources related to COVID-19. The list includes fact sheets and resource guides, offering information and suggestions for supporting children and families during COVID-19. Published in 2020.
Supporting Children During Coronavirus (COVID19): Offers ways to support children and talk to them about COVID-19. This fact sheet describes how to start a conversation with children about COVID-19, correct inaccurate information, encourage children to ask questions and how to answer them, help children self-regulate, and outlines common reactions, how to stay connected, practice self-care, and what to do if you need extra help. Published in 2020.
Helping Children Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Helps parents and caregivers address their children’s concerns and worries arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruptions of normal life that we are experiencing. This fact sheet is intended to help caregivers identify and address signs of adjustment difficulties in children and teens and suggest ways to talk to them about their fears and concerns. Published in 2020.
The Power of Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mourning the Death of a Loved One: Provides caregivers guidance on mourning a death of a loved one due to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on saying goodbye when you couldn’t be there, understanding developmental differences in behaviors associated with grief, and seeking alternative support if needed. Published in 2020.
The Power of Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Helping Children Cope with the Impending Death of a Loved One: Provides caregivers guidance about how to address the impending death of a loved one due to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on anticipating a death, preparing a child for the death, and saying goodbye. Published in 2020.
The Power of Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Addressing Fears and Feelings from Prior Losses: Provides caregivers guidance about how to address fears and feelings of prior losses that are coming up during COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on loss and trauma reminders, coping with separation, and the mind body connection. Published in 2020.
PFDL Recommendations for Holding a Virtual Community Circle to Build Connection During COVID-19: Offers ways to hold a virtual community circle. This fact sheet discusses virtual community circles and reasons to hold them, includes sample virtual circles, and describes how to facilitate a virtual community circle. Published in 2020.