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SEL Resources During COVID-19/Coronavirus School Cancellations/Closures

We know this is an unprecedented time, and we want you to know that we are here to support our families. Below is some information regarding social-emotion learning and mental health.

Talking to your children about coronavirus

General Ages – From the National Association of School Psychologists
Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

Preschool, elementary – From PBS/Daniel Tiger
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

Tweens, Teens from NY Times
Talking to Teens and Tweens About Coronavirus

Social Story with Visuals
COVID-19 social story

Crisis Resources
Mobile Crisis Responses – For all ages, two providers will respond to in-home mental health or behavioral crisis and triage.

Mobile Crisis

Parents, guardians, or adults should call 518.292.5499 for immediate live crisis support. When our teams are unavailable, you will be prompted to reach out to the nearest emergency responders, including 911, local hospital emergency room, or local mental health agency in your county for support.

Community Resources (Food, Supplies)
The Moreau Community Center will be open and provide food, clothes, and thrift shop.

Saratoga Center for the Family Services

Students that are receiving therapy from Saratoga Center For the Family can continue to do so. Your child’s therapist will be in contact with you to get consent so they can provide services through video conferencing.

Saratoga Center for the Family Counseling Students
Elementary students currently receiving counseling services with Amy Santell can continue to receive services via phone or computer link. – Tele-health (HIPAA compliant)

Google voice number: 860-394-7913

Middle and High school students currently receiving counseling services with Tiffany can continue to receive services via computer link. -Tele-health (HIPAA compliant)
Google voice number: 518-504-0264