Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a virus that has spread around the world. This can be a scary time with new information coming out every day.
Parents and caregivers want their children to be happy, healthy, and productive. A focus on health and safety is important for all children as they grow up. Healthy children start to learn skills when they are born. These skills will help them in school and when they are adults.
Teachers can’t do it all! But, sometimes common problems in the classroom and hallways usually extend beyond “bad behavior” and could be indicators of certain health issues. Resolving health issues in school can have a positive impact on attendance and focus during the school day.
Health staff play a pivotal role in a growing child’s life. Doctors, nurses, health educators, and medical support staff all communicate important information to children and families related to physical and mental health and well-being.
Policies and laws help shape school health in practice. As research continues to show how health affects education and vice versa, programs to promote school health are growing. Anyone can be an advocate - students, families, educators, and community members.
The Healthy and Ready to Learn Resource and Training Center provides free trainings to equip all adults in the lives of children with the knowledge and skills to promote strong attendance, community health, and training sensitivity.
For 30 years Children's Health Fund has provided high quality clinical services to children in some of the most underserved communities in the country. The Healthy and Ready to Learn initiative is the next step.
Healthy and Ready to Learn Resource and Training Center is virtual! As new COVID-19
information is becoming available by the day, HRL wants to make sure we can keep supporting
NYC families and educators. This week, we'll focus our deep-dive on Resilience.
By the end of this week, participants will be able to:
This week's content focuses on what resilience is, what goes into building it, and
how it connects to the other topics we've been discussing over the past few weeks like
empathy, self-awareness, and self-care!
The Healthy and Ready to Learn Team discussed the importance of cultivating resilience and
practicing resilience strategies together.
“No experience is a loss, no matter how hard or painful it may have been. Every experience
serves as a classroom. It’s up to us to take those lessons and apply them.”
This week's Community Conversation for parents, was presented in partnership with
Counseling in Schools. During the session, participants practices resilience strategies
and discussed the importance of cultivating resilience.