This is an extension to the materials available at your child’s school. These digital resources are purchased by the AEA and require a username and password assigned to your child’s school.
Resources aggregated by our AEA system to address student and adult need in this area.
This YouTube video (<20 minutes) provides parents/caregivers the facts of COVID-19, common reactions to stressful situations, how to respond, and know when to seek more help. The PPT is linked on our website for those interested. This was in conjunction with the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
This YouTube video (approximately 22 minutes) was developed by our Family Educator Coordinators to provide parents 8 practical tips on managing behavior in young children focusing on positive reinforcements and affirmations. PPT is also linked on our website.
Life Connections Peer Recovery Services knows the impact of Covid 19 and is here to support anyone struggling with anything from isolation, anxiety, depression, and any other life altering experiences.
You can find support of a trained peer support specialist who has experienced these same type of issues. All calls are confidential, not recorded, and free to anyone in Scott, Clinton, Jackson, Cedar and Muscatine counties.
Please Call: (516)-688-7484
Iowa’s rural communities and families are still coping with the uncertainty and stress produced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncertainty about the future continues to contribute to youth anxiety. In response to this continuing impact, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering weekly, online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs now through April.
March 2, 16, 23 and 30, and April 6, 13 and 20 from 12-1 p.m.
Life Connections understands that with the increase of Covid-19 there is a increase of individuals who are needing support. With this, we are going to now go remotely by virtual and phone capabilities. We want to offer a way for you to stay physically distant but socially engaged. We offer support groups, one on one support, and just that socialization that we all need.