COVID-19 Resources

    Holiday Tips

    Supporting Children and Teens During this Holiday Season

    For a Happier Holidays in Quarantine, Practice Gratitude This Thanksgiving

    CALM Resources

    CALM Therapists Tips on YouTube

    Surviving Parenting During Remote Learning in the Time of Covid-19

    • Wednesdays from 9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
    • Zoom Meeting ID: 446 767 5217 | Password: CALM
    • Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. *Spanish interpretation provided at 4:30pm class
    • Zoom Meeting ID:  982 0984 8957 | Password: CALM
    • Join CALM therapist Megan Kooyman, ASW for parent support targeted at parenting through the pandemic. This is a skills-based class targeted at parents of elementary school students who are feeling overwhelmed at remote learning and parenting during this time. We will be learning skills on helping your children through remote instruction, balancing work, and home life, and managing anxiety related to COVID-19.

    Sobreviviendo La Crianza De Los Hijos Durante El Aprendizaje A Distancia En La Época De Covid-19

    • Miércoles de 9:45 a.m. a 10:45 a.m.
    • ID de reunión de Zoom: 446767 5217 | Contraseña: CALM
    • Miércoles 4:30 p.m. a 5:00 p.m. *Se ofrece interpretación al español en la clase de las 4:30 pm
    • ID de reunión de Zoom: 982 0984 8957 | Contraseña: CALM
    • Únase a la terapeuta de CALM Megan Kooyman, ASW para el apoyo de los padres en a la crianza de los hijos durante la pandemia. Esta es una clase basada en habilidades dirigida a padres de estudiantes de escuela primaria que se sienten agobiados por el aprendizaje a distancia y la crianza de los hijos durante este tiempo. Aprenderemos habilidades para ayudar a sus hijos a través el aprendizaje a distancia, establecer más equilibrio entre el trabajo y el hogar, y manejo de la ansiedad relacionada con COVID-19.

    Parenting Support Groups – November 9 through December 18, 2020
    Drop-in or ongoing participation is welcomed / Particpacion individual o continua bienvenido

    Trauma Informed Parenting Support Group

    • Mondays at 9:00 a.m. and/or Wednesdays at 5:00 pm
    • Monday Zoom Meeting ID: 959 7991 5517 | Call In: +1 669 900 9128
      Wednesday Zoom Meeting ID: 918 8064 9620 | Call In: +16699009128
    • These groups will support Resource Parents in identifying the impacts of trauma and provide practical skills on how to manage concerning behaviors. Resource Parents will have the opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other attendees who understand the challenges and special circumstances of working with children in the foster-care system.

    Family Preservation Support Group

    • Tuesdays at 1:00 pm
    • Zoom Meeting ID: 936 8705 0973 | Call In: +1 669 900 9128
    • These groups are for parents in the CWS’s Family Maintenance program. Parents will learn how to identify the impacts of trauma in the family system. Parents will gain practical skills on how to support their children during these difficult times. Parents will also have the opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other parents.

    Family Reunification Support Group

    • Thursdays at 1:00 pm
    • Zoom Meeting ID: 990 2725 3268 | Call In: +1 669 900 9128
    • These groups are for parents in the CWS’s Family Reunification program. Parents will learn how to identify the impacts of trauma in the family system. Parents will gain practical skills on how to support their children during these difficult times.  Parents will also have the opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other parents.

    Grupo de Apoyo para Padres de Crianza Temporal

    • Miercoles de 5 a 6 pm
    • Identificación del grupo: 974 7788 2049 | Sobre el Telefono: +1 669 900 9128
    • Estos grupos de apoyo están dirigidos a ayudar a los padres de crianza temporal a aumentar su comprensión de cómo el trauma impacta a los niños en su hogar. Apoyaran a los padres en la construcción de conocimiento y capacidad práctica para abordar el trauma y mejorar la relación entre el padre y el niño.

    Webinars and Trainings for community members. Contact Mariana Harms, manager of clinical training, at (805) 965-2376 ext.251

    California Updates

    Santa Barbara Public Health

    CDC

    Back-to-School Tips & Resources

    Back-to-School Tips

    The New Three R’s: Helping Children Thrive During the Pandemic and Beyond

    Emergencies and National Disasters: Helping Children and Families Cope

    Parenting Guides – Benchmarks and tips for your child’s academic, physical and social emotional growth

    Parents Are Getting More Involved in Remote Learning. Is That a Good Thing?

    Virtual Wellness Room

    For Parents, Guardians, and Adults

    Coronavirus Q&As: Answers to 7 questions your kids may have about the pandemic

    How to Explain a Global Health Crisis to Children with Autism

    COVIBOOK Supporting and reassuring children around the world

    How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus

    The family lockdown guide: how to emotionally prepare for Coronavirus quarantine

    12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

    MET Opera streaming for free

    5 Minute Guided Meditation

    8 tips on what to tell your kids about Coronavirus

    How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus Outbreak

    CNN How to tell your kids about the Coronavirus

    CBS New York How To Talk To Children About Coronavirus

    PBS How to Talk to Little Learners About Coronavirus

    For Kids

    Santa Barbara Public Library kids songs videos

    Santa Barbara Public Library Personalized Book Bundles for Kids

    12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

    Storyline Online

    PBS Kids

    Highlights Kids

    National Geographic Kids

    Switch Zoo Animal Games

    Seussville

    Turtle Diary

    Free Exercise Resources

    CorePower Yoga on Demand

    Beachbody is offering a free 30 day membership for the in home fitness programs (including P90x) with code FRIENDSFAM

    Educational Resources

    Free Educational Resources for Kids During Coronavirus Quarantine

    Scholastic Learn at Home offers free daily activities while kids are out of school

    Easy Peasy All-In-One Homeschool

    Starfall: a free public service to teach children to read. Since then it has expanded to include language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade

    ABCYa: The Leader in Educational Games for Kids

    Fun Brain: Games, Videos, and Books for grades K-8

    Splash Learn: The Complete K-5 Math Learning Program Built for Your Child

    Cool Math 4 Kids

    Math Game Time

    Unite for Literacy

    Literactive

    Science Kids: Fun Science & Technology for Kids

    E-Learning for Kids