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District Social Emotional Resources for Families

Social / Emotional Resources for Staff and Families

Need help finding the right resources:
211 can provide resources all across the Pikes Peak region: https://www.ppunitedway.org/get-help/

Need someone to talk to during this crisis or is your student in crisis:
Colorado Crisis Services:    Text TALK to 38255
Call 844-493-8255

Need help with Counseling Supports:
D11 Partners: Thriveworks - Call 719-266-3919 or email support.cosp@thriveworks.com
AspenPointe - Call 719-572-6100 or email info@aspenpointe.org

Walk-in Crisis Center:
AspenPointe
115 South Parkside Drive
Colorado Springs
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Parent Supports:
Tips to support families as they support students during this pandemic: https://thriveworks.com/colorado-springs-counseling/parenting-through-coronavirus-anxiety/
Talking with Children about COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html

Managing Anxiety and Stress:
Supportive information for dealing with anxiety: https://thriveworks.com/colorado-springs-counseling/coronavirus-anxiety/
Manage Anxiety and Stress: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html 

It is our hope that families will:

  • Review the Colorado Department of Education Best Prac‚Äčtices for Families
  • Follow all communication coming from the district to stay up to date in the dynamic time of change. Visit the Remote Lear‚Äčning site for new updates.
  • Reach out and engage with staff often, let us know if we can support you and do not be afraid to ask
  • Share what is working or not working directly with school and district leaders and teachers giving specific examples so we can work toward improvement
  • Set structures that work best for your family's needs 
  • Take time to celebrate and find small wins each day
  • Find opportunities to be creative and laugh with your children
  • Find opportunities to re-connect with your teenagers, it is a joy to see how they are growing into adulthood
  • Click here to access daily schedule options to use with your children 
   

Stress and Anxiety D11 2020 PDF

   

Click Here to Open the Grieving the Loss of Control PDF document

   

Click here to open the Emotional Health Conversation Starter

Click here to open the PDF presentation Fostering Students Social-Emotional Well-Being