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Behavioral and Social Emotional Resources

Social Emotional Supports

This is a very stressful and uncertain time for all of us.  Parents and guardians can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear.  Below you will find links to resources that will help you address your child's concerns and help reduce their anxiety.

>OUSD School Psychologist Resources Page

Covid-19 parent support 

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) A Parent Resource

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with Coronavirus (PDF)

Support for Parents and Young Children: English / Spanish

Support for Parents and Children: English / Spanish

Support for Parents and Teens: English / Spanish

Resources and Activities to Support Mental Wellbeing 

Community REsources

The following list of resources is provided to assist families experiencing financial difficulties during this time.

Care Solace mental health resources

Care Solace is a no cost, online resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. Care Solace is a tool for school staff and families to connect with community-based mental healthcare resources and providers. Care Solace takes into account all types of private insurance including Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare and those that have no insurance. All information entered on the Care Solace tool is completely confidential and securely stored. 

School district families and staff may access Care Solace services in two ways: 

1. Call (888) 515-0595 to speak with someone from your Concierge team. Representatives are standing by to take your call, or email weserve@caresolace.org 24/7 

2. Visit your custom district link: www.caresolace.com/ousd 

Please note, this service is an optional resource available by choice and is not mandatory in any way. Care Solace is not an emergency response service or mental health services provider. In the event of a life threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255. 

coffee with the counselors series

Behavior resources