The RESET Toolbox is full of resources to minimize anxiety and build resilience in children and teens. Parents, educators, school/district administrators, students, community members, youth-serving organizations, and collaborative agencies will learn how to help kids and teens cope with stress including social isolation. Our collective goal is to help children and teens in Orange County, California overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and other adversity that they may be facing. The outcomes we’re working to achieve are: Students apply new social-emotional skills that lead to increased classroom engagement, whether virtual, hybrid, or in-person. Staff from schools and youth-serving agencies are supported and empowered to create welcoming and emotionally safe school environments when in-person school resumes. Families learn how to access mental health services available to them and feel confident in the support. Families, educators, school administrators, and community partners support and improve academic achievement and resilience by addressing students’ social-emotional needs. The RESET Toolbox is free of cost to all residents of Orange County, California.
Down loadable privacy forms in multiple languages from the Directors Office. This authorization form may be used by you as a patient/client of the County in order to initiate a request to have PHI about you disclosed outside of the Health and Human Services Agency or between Programs with sensitive confidentiality requirements.
This resource presents the most important principles from psychology—the Top 20—that would be of greatest use in the context of pre-K to 12 classroom teaching and learning.
Communication supports are devices or services that can help a person with a disability to communicate. If your child attends a public school, communication supports can be included in the services that the school provides under the child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) or accommodations plan (504 Plan). If your child attends a private school, the school must provide communication supports as reasonable accommodations, unless they are unreasonably expensive considering the school’s overall budget. This article provides information about how to obtain communication supports through your child’s school.
Tools and resources in multiple languages for families coping with COVID, curated by OC Behavioral Health Services. Includes tools for supporting children with special needs.