In this podcast, Dr. Adela Cruz discusses how students, parents and professionals in her district are coping and adapting as they return to school post-pandemic. As kids continue to return to the classroom, their new “normal” will look much different than it did pre-COVID. Dr. Adela Cruz discusses how students, parents and professionals in her district are coping and adapting.
As part of the MHSOAC’s School Mental Health Initiative, they have released of Every Young Heart and Mind: Schools as Centers of Wellness, a plan for transforming California’s K-12 schools into centers for wellness. The report is part of a portfolio of activities focused on young Californians that includes the Triage and Mental Health Student Service Act grants; Striving for Zero, the state suicide prevention strategic plan; the youth empowerment activities and youth drop-in centers; and the ongoing work to fortify strategic investments in prevention and early intervention services.
Community Action Partnership (CAP) OC reaches out with practical tools and resources that cover basic needs like food and rental assistance, as well as homelessness prevention. Only when people survive, can they thrive. Page links users to a diaper bank, emergency utility support, food pantries, and emergency support for HVAC and heating/cooling repair for vulnerable populations.
Provides information about the specific self-care strategy of Pause-Reset-Nourish, or PRN. This fact sheet acknowledges the levels of stress that professionals may be currently experiencing and offers a way to address unwanted symptoms and promote and replenish wellbeing and enhance resilience.
Due to COVID-19, kids are spending more time than ever online so it is a good time to reinforce expectations regarding safety and how to treat others with kindness and respect when communicating from behind a screen. This presentation is typically presented in person by the Orange County Department of Education through funding from the Orange County Health Care Agency to provide Violence Prevention Education services to families, students, and educators throughout Orange County. The presentation was developed using curriculum from Common Sense Education and consists of three brief modules: What is Cyberbullying, What Do I Need to Look Out for as a Parent, and How Can I Help My Child With Preventing and Dealing With Cyberbullying?