Resilience During a Pandemic: Best Practices to Manage COVID-19 Related Stress for Children and Families

The Coronavirus pandemic is a stressful hardship for all people across the lifespan. Many parents or caregivers struggle to communicate about COVID-19 with their children while also maintaining activities of daily living. Indeed, at times it feels that the world has been turned upside down with distance learning adjustments, new family routines, and managing medical stress. This training is designed to help children, families, and helping professionals develop healthy ways of managing COVID-19 related stressors. Participants of this training will explore the interplay between COVID-19 and psychological distress, strategies to improve mental health during the pandemic, and procedures to obtain professional help.