Various Psychological Resources

Trusted Sources

Intended Audience: Anyone

     

Children Returning to School

UNICEF:

Supporting your child's mental health as they return to school

   

National Association of School Psychologist:

Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID19

  Considerations for Academic Assessments and Interventions Upon the Return to School 


 Returning to School Following COVID-19 Related School Closures: The COVID-19 School Adjustment Risk Matrix (C-SARM)  

   More resources from NASP

   

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Trauma-Informed School Strategies During COVID19 

The Impact of COVID19 on Child Sex and Labor Trafficking

Other NCTSN COVID19 Resource Articles

      

Priory:

How to explain anxiety to your child

   

Various Articles:

Challenges and burden of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic for child and adolescent mental health

   

School Reopening: Social/Emotional Considerations

   

Projecting the potential impacts of COVID-19 school closures on academic achievement COVID19: Back to School, Rebuilding a Better Future for All Children

    

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Mental Health for Children and Adolescents

   

COVID19: Back to school, rebuilding a better future for all children

      

Dear Mental Health Innovators:

The COVID-19 Honeymoon Is Almost Over

Psychiatric Times Website  HERE

PDF   HERE

       

Johns Hopkins

Bloomberg School of Public Health

COVID-19 Contact Tracer Training

HERE

    

Frustration Tolerance

    

Help for Low Frustration Tolerance

Web site  HERE     PDF  HERE

   

ABCs - a crash course

Web site  HERE    PDF  HERE

   

Do you have Low Frustration Tolerance?

Web SIte  HERE      PDF  HERE

   

Reflections on Frustration

Web SIte HERE         PDF HERE

   

Frazzled: High Anxiety and Low Frustration Tolerance

Web SIte HERE         PDF HERE

   

How to Deal With Low Frustration Tolerance

Web SIte HERE    PDF HERE

   

Society for Industrial

& Organizational Psychology

Many Resources

Web site HERE

   

Community Support Teams

Vashon Team:  Web site  HERE     PDF  HERE

   

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network

Website      PDF

TN Regional Resource Listing   HERE

Request Virtual Training    HERE 

Warning Signs of Suicide    Website   PDF

Facts About Suicide  Website   PDF

   

Police/Law Enforcement

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Journal: May 2020 Edition

Mental Wellness & Resiliency  HERE

SPECIAL Edition: Law Enforcement and COVID-19

Web site  HERE    PDF   HERE

 

Georgetown Law

Edmond J Sofra Center for Ethics

Policing in a Time of Pandemics:

Recommendations for Law Enforcement

Web site HERE        PDF HERE

  

Infodemic Management

WHO Infodemiology Website

       

Critical Decision-Making Outline

PDF HERE          ​Website HERE

   

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists

COVID-19 Resources Web Site VISIT

   

Grief & Loss


e-Condolence

COVID-19 Information & Updates

COVID-19 Social Distancing & Mourning

 How to Express Condolences During COVID-19  

Grief & Mourning During COVID-19

   

Stage of Grief Model - Therese Rando  Website 

   Wm. Worden's 4 Tasks of Mourning    PDF

 

Hospice Foundation of America

COVID-19 Web Page   

Interview: Wm Worden: Child Grief  Web Page

   

Association for Death Education & Counseling

Web Page

   

*International Critical

Incident Stress Foundation

COVID-19 Resources Page

Helpful Videos

Suggestions for Sustaining Resilience During COVID19 

 Helping Children Cope 

Kids Anxiety: Parent's Guide

COVID19 Fear & Panic

Pandemic Panic & Your Immune System

Resilience Through the Pandemic: Kate Castle  PDF  Website

Parenting Your Aging Parents Through COVID19

Stress Management for Workers Exposed  PowerPoint  PDF Handout

   

Department of Justice:

Fraud, Hoarding & Price Gouging

Web Page

   

International Society for

Traumatic Stress Specialists

COVID-19 Resource Page  VISIT

   

Living with a Disability & Health

Information for Caregivers

 CDC & Disability Health Promotion 

APA: Advice for Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

US Dept of Education:
Q&A Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During COVID19

Admin.on Community Living:

What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

Talking to Kids About COVID19:

Alternative/Augmentative Downloadable Communication Boards

Chat Board PDF  

   

US Surgeon General

Demonstrates How To Make Your own Facemask

  

Various Children's

Books & Activities

   

National Program for Playground Safety

Website HERE

COVID-19 HERE

Playground Topics  HERE

COVID-19 Facilities &

Visitor Guidance Documents  HERE

Take Action-Rate Your Playground  HERE

Report: National Program for Playground Safety  HERE

   

Trinka & Sam

Fighting the Big Virus

Main Website HERE

Coloring Book Website HERE

Parent's Guide PDF HERE

Companion Questions Guide PDF HERE

Feeling Poster PDF HERE

Combination File Website HERE

   

Cora & Corona

One Little Girl's Journey to Healing in Quarantine

Web Page  VISIT


The Story of the Oyster & Butterfly:

The Corona Virus & Me

English    Main Website    Spanish

PDF                                   PDF

 

Dave the Dog is Worried About the Corona Virus 

  

Coronavirus for Kids - Together
St. Jude Research Hospital

  

"Zine" Coronavirus

 

Save the Children

Coronavirus & Kids Resources


American School Counselor Association

COVID19 Web Site


American Montessori Schools & Programs

COVID19 Page


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

COVID19 Web Site

Self Care Strategies for Resilience

CNN's Town Hall Meeting: Christine Moutier,MD Psychiatrist

Support Your Mental Health While Navigating Change

Take Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Adversity



UNICEF COVID-19

COVID-19 Web Page

How To Talk to Your Child About COVID-19

 

* End Violence Against Children

Protecting Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak

 

Think U Know

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
While They Are Off From School
(Primary & Secondary Aged)


The Alliance for Child Protection

in Humanitarian Action

Website

Technical Note:

Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic


Positive Parenting in COVID-19 Isolation


Studying at home due to coronavirus?
This is how young people around the world
are keeping their mood up


FBI

FBI's COVID-19 Dedicated Website

Hackers & Scammers During COVID-19

Hate Crimes

School Closings Due to COVID-19 Present Potential for Increased Risk of Child Exploitation

Safe Online Surfing

NPR

COVID-19 Comic Book for Kids

Comic Book PDF

COVID-19 Coloring Book for Kids

Coloring Book PDF

  

American Counseling Association

Website

Resources:

Managing the culture of BREAKING NEWS


AARP
COVID-19 Dedicated Web Page


Anxiety & Depression Association of America

Website

American Psychological Association

COVID19 Resource Page
HERE


Where we went wrong with preparing for COVID-19

Website     PDF


Seven crucial research findings that can help people deal with COVID-19

Website        PDF


Geropsychology: COVID19 Resources
HERE


Speaking of Psychology:

Corona Virus Anxiety
HERE


Psychologist Leads Innovative Approach
to Tackle Toll of COVID19

HERE


Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe
Psychological Implications

HERE


Five Ways to View COVID19

HERE


Coronavirus Escalates Fear & Bigotry

HERE


How Leaders Can Maximize Trust and
Minimize Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HERE


Psychologists’ advice for newly remote workers
HERE


Seven crucial research findings that
can help people deal with COVID-19

HERE


National Child Traumatic
Stress Network

COVID Outbreak FactSheet

HERE


Simple Activities for Children & Adolescence
HERE


Parent/Caregiver Guide to

Helping Families Cope with Coronavirus Disease 2019

 English  HERE

Spanish  HERE


Age-Related Reactions to Traumatic Events

HERE

 

Institute for Disaster Mental Health

COVID19 Community Stress Management Tip Sheet

HERE


Spirituality & Faith Resources

*See Chaplain Resources*

CDC Interim Guidance

Get Your Community and Faith-Based Organizations
Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

HERE


COVID-19: Recommended Preventative Practices
 FAQs for Faith-based and

Community Leaders
Center for Faith & Opportunity Initiatives
US Dept of Health & Human Services

HERE


Faith-Based & Community Organizations
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Checklist

US Dept of Health & Human Services

HERE


Preparing for the Flu:

A Communication Toolkit for Community and Faith-based

Organizations

CDC & US Dept of Health & Human Services

HERE


Preparing Your Church for Coronavirus

Humanitarian Disaster Institute

HERE


World Health Organization

  

Phases of Pandemic Alert & Response

Website  HERE     PDF HERE

   

Briefing Note:

Addressing Mental Health & Psychosocial
Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak

Version 1.1

WHO: Inter-Agency Standing Committee

IASC Reference Group for Mental Health &

Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

HERE

  
Advil - March 17 UPDATE
HERE


Helping Children Cope With Stress During COVID19

Website      PDF

 

United Nations

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
HERE


Inter-Agency Standing Committee
Mental Health & Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings
Briefing Notes on Addressing Mental Health & Psychosocial
Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak - Version 1.1

HERE

Version 1.5
HERE


State of Tennessee

COVID-19 Public Health Information Lines:
(833) 556-2476   or   (877) 857-2445
Answered 10 AM - 10 PM Central Time Zone
  

Tennessee Department of Health

HERE

Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

Novel COVID19-Information for Providers, Consumers & Families

HERE

County Case Numbers / Age Ranges for Confirmed Cases / Assessment Sites

Weekly Situation Summary Updates

  

Chattanooga - Hamilton County

Health Department

For Press Releases, Internet Resources, Scam Alerts,
Stats on + - and Total # of Tests and Deaths:

HERE

CONVID-19 Information Line:
(423) 209-8383


Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Service Administration

SAMHSA COVID19 Website HERE


Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine & Isolation

HERE


Shelter in Place

ENGLISH HERE          SPANISH HERE


Taking care of your mental health during a quarantine

HERE


Taking care of children during infectious disease

HERE


Coping with Grief After a Traumatic Event

HERE


Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease

HERE


Disaster Distress HelpLine

HERE


Shelter In Place
English  
HERE

Spanish HERE


National Association
of School Psychologist

Website HERE


Talking to Children About COVID-19:

A Parent Resource

Various other languages on the sidebar

HERE


Countering Coronavirus Stigma and Racism:
Tips for Teachers and Other Educators

HERE


Countering Coronavirus Stigma and Racism:

Tips for Parents and Caregivers

HERE


COVID19:
Brief Action Steps for School Crisis Response Teams
HERE


Preparing for Infectious Disease Epidemics:
Brief Tips for School Mental Health Professionals

HERE


Pandemic Illness-Guidelines for
School Administrators and Crisis Teams

HERE


Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention

Website HERE


Coronavirus.gov


CDC COVID-19 Online Screening Tool
"Should I Get Tested?"

HERE

   

Mental Health & Coping During COVID-19

HERE

   

USA Government's Response to COVID-19

HERE


USA Cases

HERE


USA Cases Shown in EPI Curve

HERE


Most Current Situation Summary

HERE


What You Need to Know
HERE


Share the Facts about COVID19
HERE


What to do if you are sick with COVID19
HERE


Stop the Spread of Germs
HERE


Mental Health & Coping During COVID19
HERE


Manage Anxiety & Stress During COVID19
HERE


Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019
HERE


K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs
CDC's Web site      HERE


Businesses and Employers
CDC's Web site    HERE


Resources for your Home
CDC's Web site      HERE


Home care for people with COVID19
That Do NOT Require Hospitalization

CDC's Web site      HERE


Pandemic Flu Fact Sheet:
A Parents’ Guide to Helping Families Cope with a Pandemic Flu

English  HERE

Spanish HERE


National Alliance on Mentally Illness

Web site HERE

NAMI Updates on COVID-19  

  

International OCD Foundation

Website HERE

COVID19 & OCD Town Hall (Just Ethan)

Website HERE


Clients of Behavioral Health

Living with Mental Illness During COVID19 Outbreak

   

JoinTempist

Website HERE

How to Build a Sobriety Toolbox


Alcoholics Anonymous

Website HERE


Suicide Anonymous

Web site HERE


National Institute of Mental Health

Managing Stress, Fear & Anxiety: Director's Message

 HERE

National Institutes of Health: COVID-19
Website HERE

Cleaning & Disinfecting for Households 

Website HERE   PDF HERE

Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
Website HERE​   PDF HERE

  

Brian Fallon, MD

Psychiatrist
Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Past President of the American Psychiatric Association. 

COVID19 CRISIS Podcast #1 

COVID19 CRISIS Podcast #2 

COVID19 CRISIS Podcast #3

  

FEMA

Rumor Control
HERE

Coronavirus Response

HERE

Coronavirus Best Practices

HERE

Daily Briefing Points

5/12/20  HERE

5/11/20  HERE

COVID-19 Pandemic Operational Guidance

for 2020 Hurricane Season

PDF

     Local Government Recovery Management Training and Guidance

Recovery Timeline - Just-In-Time Training – Recovery Management Guide

PDF

 

US Department of Homeland Security

HERE

    

Mental Health First Aid

How to Care for Yourself While Practicing Physical Distancing
HERE


How Do I Know if Someone is Experiencing Anxiety or Depression?
HERE


How Do I Help Someone with Anxiety or Depression During COVID19?

HERE


How Do I Support Someone Having a Tough Time Going Through COVID19?
HERE


Coping in A Crisis: Overcoming Anxiety

HERE


Resources for the Public
HERE


Joint Commission

Preparing Behavioral Health Organizations for COVID19
HERE


Relias
How to Prepare Your Organization for COVID19

Free Online Training Courses & References
HERE


Caregiver Action Network
COVID19 Website HERE

 

Association for Psychological Science

Website HERE

  

PsychCentral​

HERE

Coping with Grief

HERE

ADHD & COVID19

HERE

Web Links to web sites with Free Online Resources for VARIOUS Addictions

HERE

Twelve-Step Groups for Chemical Dependency     Alcoholics Anonymous     Cocaine Anonymous     Crystal Meth Anonymous     Heroin Anonymous     Marijuana Anonymous     Narcotics Anonymous     Nicotine Anonymous     Pills Anonymous     SMART Recovery     Twelve-Step Groups for Sex, Porn, and Love Addiction     Sex Addicts Anonymous     Sexual Compulsives Anonymous     Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous     Sexaholics Anonymous     Sex and Porn Addicts Anonymous      Pornography Addicts Anonymous     Porn Anonymous     Recovering Couples Anonymous     Sexual Recovery Anonymous     SMART Recovery

Twelve-Step Groups for Other Addictions and Issues      Clutterers Anonymous      Debtors Anonymous      Emotional Health Anonymous      Emotions Anonymous

Food Addicts Anonymous      Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous      Gamblers Anonymous      On-Line Gamers Anonymous      Overeaters Anonymous

Recoveries Anonymous      Spenders Anonymous      Survivors of Incest Anonymous     Underearners Anonymous     Workaholics Anonymous

Twelve-Step Groups for Loved Ones of Addicts      Adult Children of Alcoholics      Al-Anon      COSA      Families Anonymous      Recovering Couples Anonymous

S-Anon

 

5 Emotional Precautions

During the Coronavirus Pandemic
HERE

 

A Healthy Distraction:

20 Journal Prompts to Explore
HERE

 

A Letter To Our Children

In The Throes Of The Coronavirus Pandemic
Thoughts of a Therapist
HERE

 

Coronavirus Anxiety:
Social Distancing Helps Stop the Spread

HERE

 

COVID 19 Challenges and Solutions

Neurodivergents, Divergent Thinkers, Asperger's, NLD & More
HERE

 

Dealing with Difficult Family During Lock-down:
The Exhausted Woman

HERE

 

Hunkering Down:
4 Brain-Wise Ways to Cope During COVID-19

By: The Savvy Shrink

HERE

 

I'm Mostly Fine Now,

But What about 2 Weeks from Now

HERE

 

Managing Corona Virus (COVID 19) Anxiety

HERE

 

Mental Health Checklist: How Am I Doing Amidst COVID-19

HERE

 

Panic Buying:
The Psychology of Hoarding Toilet Paper,
Beans & Soup

HERE

 

Talking to Children about COVID-19:
Reducing Hysteria During a Global Emergency

HERE

 

Using DBT Skills in the Time of the Coronavirus

HERE

 

Ways to Overcome the Emotional Effects of Social Distancing

HERE

 

Podcast: Coronavirus: How to Keep It Together

HERE


American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Helping Children Cope Emotionally with COVID-19
HERE


Psychology Today

COVID-10 Articles Web site

Scientific Inspiration from "Flattening the Curve"

Healthy Sleep Habits During COVID19

Lessons Learned from COVID-19:
We are more resilient than we think

What are the Psychological Consequences of Quarantine?

Social Stigma, Bullying and the Pandemic

Psychology of Viral Pandemic: What You Need To Know and Do

7+7 Strategies for Working From Home During COVID19

Embracing the Unknown

Anxiety in Anxious Times

Better Ways to Cope

Keep Calm, Carry On

Talking About Trauma 2020: Coronavirus Anxiety Fuels Panic and Racism

Managing Your OCD While Dealing with the Outbreak

Stop the Spread: Do the Five

Don't Count On a COVID19 Baby Boom

How to Think Ahead and Pivot in a Crisis

Tips for Emotional Self-Management During These Uncertain Times

8 Things You Can Do While Under Quarantine


Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA


FBI
School Closings Due to COVID-19
Present Potential for Increased Risk of Child Exploitation


End Violence Against Children

Protecting Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak


The Alliance for Child Protection
in Humanitarian Action

Website
  

Technical Note:
Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic

  

How to support survivors of gender-based violence

when a GBV actor is not available in your area:


Positive Parenting in COVID-19 Isolation




Intended Audience:  Public Information Officers


CDC's Crisis Emergency & Risk Communications 2014 & 18
HERE


CDC's Crisis Emergency & Risk Communications 2018: Psychology of a Crisis
HERE


Fear

CDC: Dealing with Dread
HERE


Expanded Parallel Processing Model

HERE


Dealing with the Dangers of Fear: The Role of Risk Communications

HERE


Quote: "Communication if the best vaccine until science defines the solution"
HERE

 

Reading Level:  Important information for crafting Emergency Messaging:

     Adult Literacy in the USA 2019

HERE

     

The Science of Reading 2020

HERE

More to Come

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