Articles by STS Consortium Members
Leaders are people too: staying well during COVID-19 – an interview with Dr. Patricia Fisher
10 Tips for Handling Distress During a Pandemic by Dr. Kyle Killian
8 Things to Do While Under Quarantine by Dr. Kyle Killian
Dealing with stress & uncertainty by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed.
Impact of Covid-19 on call centre operators and other front line communicators by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed.
Free Self-Care Questionnaire
Excerpted from “Resilience, Balance and Meaning” by Dr. Patricia Fisher
Ten Strategies for Managing Compassion Fatigue & Secondary Trauma with Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed. (34 minutes)
7 minute Grounding skills video with Diana Tikasz, MSW.
COVID-19 Behavioral Health Resources
Resources related to COVID-19 that have been developed by the NCTSN and partners:
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19 (translated in Spanish and Mandarin)
Simple Activities for Children and Adolescents amidst COVID-19 outbreak
Psychological First Aid - The NCTSN also has resources for responders on Psychological First Aid (PFA). PFA is an early intervention to support children, adolescents, adults, and families impacted by these types of events. The PFA online training course is available on our NCTSN Learning Center. Also download PFA Mobile on your IOS or Android mobile devices.
Skills for Psychological Recovery - For providers to address individuals additional concerns, NCTSN has Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR). SPR manual and all translations are now on the NCTSN website. The new revamped SPR online course will be available on the NCTSN Learning Center on March 23rd.
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
The CDC is regularly updating information at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Moral Distress and Ethical Dilemmas
The Hastings Center
Other Useful Resources
Evidence-informed guidelines for child-focused pandemic planning and response prepared for National Institute for Hometown Security by Sprang, G. et al (2011)
Tend Academy Covid-19 Resources (updated weekly)