Social Emotional Learning Resources
This special reentry social-emotional wellness unit was created to support educators and students as they navigate the new normal of hybrid learning. Trauma sensitive, healing centered language and practices encourage post-traumatic growth and promote physical,mental, and emotional wellness.
At this time, information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving as new details are confirmed and new questions emerge. In the event of health related school closures in our community, your first concern is about how to protect and take care of your children and family. Social Emotional Learning lessons can reduce stress and help calm likely anxieties. Lessons and parent resources are currently available for Grades Pre-K through 12.
Below is a link from the Jersey Department of Health and Human Services
Social Distancing Shouldn't Mean Social Isolation
The State of NJ Department of Families and Children has launched the Social Distancing Shouldn’t Mean Social Isolation campaign. In addition, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.
- The NJ Department of Children and Families has launched a ‘Social Distancing Shouldn’t Mean Social Isolation’ campaign to raise awareness about child abuse, domestic violence and other dangers facing residents while homebound. If you need help, call a hotline. These resources are confidential and anonymous
- During these uncertain times of social distancing, many children are at risk of child abuse. #BRIDGETHEGAP. Everyone in NJ is a mandatory reporter. Call 1-877-652-2873 to report suspected abuse or neglect. Don’t let being stuck inside bring out the worst in you. Use these six tips to deescalate a (or many) tense moment/s with loved ones.
- Educators and Healthcare Workers are the leading reporters of child abuse. But with schools on hiatus, doctors focused on COVID-19 and families social distancing, many children are at-risk.#BRIDGETHEGAP. Everyone in New Jersey is a mandated reporter. Call 1-877-652-2873 to report suspected abuse or neglect.
- Kids who need to let off steam and get some emotional space from a parent or sibling can call or text 2nd floor, a FREE youth counseling hotline at 1-888-222-2228.
- Isolation is one of the most significant factors that leads to an increase in domestic violence and safety risks. Don’t let social distancing mean social isolation. If you are - or someone you know is – living in fear of intimate partner violence, call the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-572-7233.
The State of NJ Department of Families and Children Resources
JCPS School Counselors List
Social Emotional Learning Lessons Grades PreK through 5
Social Emotional Learning Lessons Grades 6 through 12
Links to Supplementary Online Educational Resources