Pupil Personnel Services

Social/Emotional Resources

Elementary School

Mrs. Marcella Viscosi, LCSW

mviscosi@mtsinai.k12.ny.us

(631) 870-2612

Middle School

Mrs. Christa Marano, LCSW

cmarano@mtsinai.k12.ny.us

(631) 870-2711

High school

Mrs. Stephanie Candurra, LCSW

scandurra@mtsinai.k12.ny.us

(631) 870-2842

Resources

How to Talk with Kids About Personal Safety and Sexual Abuse

https://www.cfchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/child-abuse-prevention/docs/all-ages-sexual-abuse-prevention-conversation-guide.pdf?utm_source=hct-main-page&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=hct


Tips for Kids and Mask-Wearing

http://www.cheyenneregional.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2020-COVID-kids-and-masks-tip-sheet.pdf


Teaching Tolerance

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dZK8QCKFK1ymZrm1bFMYGuzKxJjfv_dp/view?usp=sharing


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

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource


Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/


Helping Children Cope With Frightening News

https://childmind.org/article/helping-children-cope-frightening-news/


Dealing with Loss During COVID-19: Helping Children and Families

https://www.stonybrookmedicine.edu/Crowell_Dealing_with_loss_during_COVID19


Trauma and Crisis Counseling

https://www.fsl-li.org/find-help/trauma-crisis-counseling/

24 hour hotline (631) 952-3333


Response Crisis Hotline Available 24/7

https://www.responsecrisiscenter.org/

(631) 751-7500


Community Basic Needs

https://211longisland.communityos.org/zf/taxonomy/hierarchy/id/525746


Provider/Agency Resources

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V16oHGr09U4depLMuQVA0R2Scuqz_qrQ/view?usp=sharing


Suffolk County Department of Social Services

https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Social-Services


Directory of Behavioral Health Services

https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Portals/0/FormsDocs/Health/MentalHygiene/2019%20Directory%20of%20Behavioral%20Health%20Services.pdf


Community Resource Directory

http://mhaw.org/programs/community-resource-directory/


The Teen Brain: 7 Things to Know

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-teen-brain-7-things-to-know/index.shtml


From the Front Lines of Empathy

https://www.screenagersmovie.com/tech-talk-tuesdays/from-the-front-lines-of-empathy


What Is Time Management?

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_00.htm


Does Texting Hurt Writing Skills?

https://www.superduperinc.com/handouts/pdf/579_DoesTextingHurtWritingSkills.pdf


Good Study Habits and Organizational Skills Create Successful Students

https://www.superduperinc.com/handouts/pdf/104_goodstudyhabits.pdf


Organizing Schoolwork & Assignments

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/focused.html?ref=search#cattalk


Managing Your Emotional Reactions

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/emotional-reactions.html?ref=search#cattalk


ADAA Reviewed Mental Health Apps

https://adaa.org/finding-help/mobile-apps


What Kids Say About: Handling Stress

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/kids-stress.html?WT.ac=p-ra#cattalk


5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety (for Teens)

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/anxiety-tips.html?WT.ac=p-ra#cattalk


The Parent’s Guide to Cyberbullying

https://www.connectsafely.org/cyberbullying/


Mindfulness Techniques

https://positivepsychology.com/mindfulness-exercises-techniques-activities/


Manage Anxiety & Stress

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html


Preventing Youth Suicide

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/mental-health-resources/preventing-youth-suicide


Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Families and Teachers

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/mental-health-resources/trauma/managing-strong-emotional-reactions-to-traumatic-events-tips-for-families-and-teachers

If you or someone you know is suicidal, get help immediately via 911, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or the Crisis Text Line (text “HOME” to 741741).