Survive and Thrive At Home

RRPS School Psychologist Edition

This website was created by RRPS School Psychologist's and Behavioral Specialist's, with the intention of supporting parents, teachers, students, and families during mandated school closures due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

On this page you can find resources related to proactive strategies to use at home to help build predictability and structure, how to encourage certain behaviors, and how to respond to difficult behaviors.
On this page you can find resources for talking about COVID 19 with children, and also managing the new reality of COVID 19.
On this page you can find resources related to helping you and your child adjust to online and home learning, managing and supporting social and emotional development from home, self-care tips for parents, and a variety of other tools and resources for your child to be successful, happy, and continue to thrive while schools are closed.
This workbook was compiled by a small group of play therapists in Albuquerque, New Mexico to support families while they are at home during the 2020 Coronavirus quarantine, and was created with the intention to be a tool to facilitate emotional regulation, open discussion, and healthy relationships in the home. The activities, worksheets, and strategies are a compilation of play therapy techniques from around the world.
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. This website provides a vast amount of information for parents, teachers, and families regarding common behavioral challenges and how to address them, mental health support for children, and tools parents and teachers can easily access and use to help their children and students continue to thrive during mandated COVID 19 school closures.