Many of us are practicing “social distancing” and we can all agree that it is hard to separate ourselves from our friends, family and coworkers during such an uncertain time. Amidst the uncertainty, we have found several articles that we believe will benefit parents, educators, businesses and those seeking mental health advice.
Check out our list below! More links will be added as we find more helpful resources! Updates will be posted at the end of the page.
Child Care Face Covering Guidance (PDF)
Stress, Hope, and the Role of Science: Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Maryland Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Business
Teleworking 101: Finding the Balance for Productivity
Establishing a Routine (PDF)
Working from Home with Children
Mental Health while Practicing “Social Distancing”
Online Education Tools
UMDSPH_FMSC Resource for Children_ COVID-19 (PDF)
Child Care in Crisis Brief (PDF)
MDAEYC’s Maryland Child Care Crisis Brief (PDF)
Maryland Public Schools
Online Webinars Available
Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 2:00pm-3:00pm ET
Rubber Bands and Umbrellas! 5 Practical Strategies for Helping Parents Understand Risk Factors, Protective Factors and Resilience
Presented by Nefertiti B. Poyner, Ed.D.
Parents and families play such a vital role in supporting the resilience of children. Join Dr. Nefertiti Poyner for this informational webinar, as she shares five practical strategies for how to speak with parents about the important concepts related to resilience. Each strategy will be something that can be utilized across different ages and in various settings. Let’s push past the jargon and often unfamiliar language, in order to help parents and families learn practical, everyday ideas to promote the resilience of children!
University of Maryland School of Social Work
A Conversation on Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health During COVID-19 (PDF)