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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
June 25, 2020
Get an overview of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and some ideas to try this summer at home.
Ensuring Children's Sense of Safety
June 15, 2020
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) offers these suggestions to parents to reassure children and help them feel safe.
Countering Stigma and Racism
June 05, 2020
The following suggestions from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) are offered to assist you as you enter into conversations about stigma and racism that are complex and challenging.
Enjoy the Benefits of a Sensory Room at Home
May 27, 2020
Here are ideas for creating a sensory environment with activities at home.
Seven Ideas for Incorporating Mindfulness into Your Routine While Children are Home
May 21, 2020
Mindfulness strategies have the potential to help children and adolescents maintain self-awareness and build skills in self-regulation and emotional control.
Building Resilience to Handle Challenging Times
May 15, 2020
Make use of these strategies to build resilience to effectively respond to life’s challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Woodson Psychologist, Social Worker Create Google Classroom to Support Student Mental Health
May 13, 2020
Two FCPS employees—psychologist Julie Robinson and social worker Lori Klein—have created a Google Classroom site to continue providing support for the social-emotional well-being of their Woodson High students.
Make Self-Care a Priority
May 08, 2020
Self-care can serve as our best stress management tool to guard against becoming worn down and physically depleted.
FCPS Mental Wellness Consultations Are Available
May 05, 2020
Any FCPS parent may schedule a 30-minute phone consultation with a school psychologist or school social worker, for either themselves or their middle or high school student.
Keeping Your Children Occupied While at Home (#5)
May 01, 2020
Find creative ideas and resources available to keep your children busy and engaged in learning while at home.
Physical Distancing and Social Connecting
April 27, 2020
How we can use this time to connect even more with family and friends.