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  • Tips for Support

    Posted by Latonia Gaines on 5/12/2020

    TCS counselor Latonya Gaines offers these tips on supporting students during distance learning.

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  • How to Talk to and Support Children During a Pandemic: a Webinar for Parents.

    Posted by Tesney Davis on 4/24/2020
    This webinar discusses communication strategies for parents to discuss the COVID-19 Pandemic with children and adolescents using strategies that are age-appropriate and empathetic. The information provided includes principles of effective communication with different age groups, addressing misinformation, dealing with fears and anxiety, and serving as a role model for coping. This webinar helps parents understand and react appropriately to the emotional and behavioral responses their children may have to the COVID-19 Pandemic, as well as when and how to seek professional help.

     

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  • COVID-19 Tuscaloosa Community Resources

    Posted by Lindsey Blevins on 4/20/2020

    Ensuring that the needs of all Tuscaloosa City Schools' families are met during this time away from school is a priority. The Tuscaloosa City Schools Child Nutrition Program is distributing meals every Monday between 11:00-12:00 at various school sites. The TCS distribution locations along with many other resources that are available within our community can be found in this comprehensive guide created by The United Way of West Alabama. The guide is being updated periodically to ensure Tuscaloosa residents have access to accurate information. If your family has additional needs or if you have questions regarding community resources our school counselors and social workers are available to assist.

     
     
     
     
     
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  • Discussing COVID-19 with Children

    Posted by Lindsey Blevins on 4/14/2020

    A common parent concern of knowing how to respond appropriately to children's worries about the COVID-19 epidemic has been identified throughout the Tuscaloosa City Schools. The Child Mind Institute has developed a guide to ease parent anxieties with talking to kids about coronavirus. The tips found in this article are meant to be used as a guide to help you when deciding what approach is best for your child. Your child's school counselor is also available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have during this time away from school. Contact information for school counselors can be located on the district website.

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  • Tips for Parents

    Posted by Lindsey Blevins on 4/5/2020 6:00:00 PM

    In an effort to support our families through the COVID-19 outbreak, the TCS counselors will be sharing different resources and articles from various individuals and organizations that we think will benefit our parents. The World Health Organization (WHO) has put together several step-by-step graphics containing information focused on Healthy Parenting. Parenting during the time of COVID-19 can be used as a resource with helping to establish routines for children during this extended time away from school. 

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