Back to School Resources


Resources For Community and Families


Pre-Screening Tool for Families Pre Screening Maine DOE


Guide for Families and Educators:
Return to School Guidance for the School Community

Webinars hosted by the Maine Parent Federation - http://mpf.org/trainings.html includes a webinar by Dr. Laura Blaisdell, Maine AAP Vice President on Back to School

How Long to Quarantine if Exposed to COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronaviru...

Face Masks and Kids: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/COVID-19/Pages/Cloth-Face-Coverings-for-Children-During-COVID-19.aspx

For Teens and Masks: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/Young-Mitigation-recommendations-resources-toolkit.pdf

For Kids with special needs and Masks:

COVID-19and Kids with Special Health Care Needs:

The Maine Parent Federation has resource s including listing different questions parents should be considering when speaking with their local school district and how the MDOE guidance addresses these questions.
http://mpf.org/documents/COVID-reopening.pdf

Lucille Packard Foundation for Children’s Health: https://www.lpfch.org/cshcn/covid COVID-19 Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Home Care of patient with COVID-19
: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/care-for-someone.html

Family education of Many Covid Needs:

Many COVID-19 Related Issues:

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx

Mental Health Support:

Maine NAMI Teen text Support 207 515 TEXT 12pm-10pm

24/7 Crisis text Line text HOME to 741741

Guided Mindfulness Meditation Video from Mayo Clinic

https://youtu.be/T0Tv7FuvNJ8

Greater Good Society Guide to Wellbeing During the Pandemic

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/greater_good_guide_to_well_being_during_coronavirus

National Child traumatic Stress Network Trauma Informed Schools:

https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/trauma_informed_school_strategies_during_covid-19.pdf

National Child traumatic Stress Network Supporting Children During Covid

https://www.nctsn.org/resources/supporting-children-during-coronavirus-covid19

Managing your Mental health During Covid -From American Psychological Association.

https://www.apa.org/research/action/speaking-of-psychology/covid-19-mental-health

Links to DOE: https://www.maine.gov/doe/home


General:

National Academy Sciences Engineering and Medicine: Reopening K-12 Schools During the COVID Pandemic:

https://www.nap.edu/read/25858/chapter/1

Filling in the Blanks:National Research Needs to Guide the Decisions About School Reopenings in the United States;

https://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/our-work/publications/2020/filling-in-the-blanks-national-research-needs-to-guide-decisions-about-reopening-schools-in-the-united

Johns Hopkins School Openings Policy Tracker: https://equityschoolplus.jhu.edu/reopening-policy-tracker/

Encouraging safe Behavior During the Pandemic: https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/five_ways_to_encourage_safe_behavior_during_the_pandemic



Equity and School Reopening from Johns Hopkins - Lost Learning during Covid, Understanding Which Students Lost the Most: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/live


COVID 19 School and Community Resource Library July 6 2020


AAP News: AAP guidance on school reopening addresses physical and mental health, instructional time