Category: Helping Parents

How families can deal with what they can’t control lessons learned from COVID-19

How families can deal with what they can’t control: lessons learned from COVID-19

COVID-19  was dramatic in many ways, including the frequent, unexpected changes we couldn’t control. More than ever, families experienced a …

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What Parents And Students Experiences During COVID-19 Hardships And Hidden Blessings

What Parents And Students Experience During COVID-19: Hardships And Hidden Blessings

What has COVID-19 been like for parents of school-age kids? What did students experience? We asked Kim Sayers, MA, LPC-S, …

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From Adversaries To Allies How Single Parents And Teachers Can Partner For Student Success

From Adversaries To Allies: How Single Parents And Teachers Can Partner For Student Success

I still remember the feeling of existential dread as I waited outside my son’s classroom for our parent teacher conference. …

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How Teachers Can Coach Parents During COVID-19

How Teachers Can Coach Parents During COVID-19

As an educator, you’re probably used to wearing many hats. Not only do you teach, but you are also a …

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How Teachers Can Talk to Parents Who Don’t Believe Mental Illness Is Real

How Teachers Can Talk to Parents Who Don’t Believe Mental Illness Is Real

We called him “Hurricane Eric.” This tiny five-year-old with white-blond hair and big blue eyes could go from calm and …

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Mental Health Triage Parents on the Front Lines

Mental Health Triage: Parents on the Front Lines

Melissa Deuter, MD/Medical Director of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care, leads a session on how educators and mental health professionals …

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