Resources for Staff, Parents and Students

Somerset County Public Schools realizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has created a stressful environment for everyone. Whether you, or someone you know is struggling during this time, the resources below provide valuable information for how to get help.
Mobile Crisis Hotline: 888-407-8018
This service is available 24/7 for students, parents, staff and community members. Anyone can call if they are in a crisis and need help.

Advice for how parents can talk with their children about the virus

National Association of School Psychologists advice about how to talk with children about the virus

Sesame Street message for young children about the virus. Also has tips for parents.

How to Home School During Coronavirus. New York times with links to materials.

Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel. Variety of materials on children with disabilities, student privacy and FERPA, and more.

National School Boards Association. Preparing for Widespread Illness in your school Community: A Legal Guide for School Leaders

School Counseling lessons, resources and Ideas

Maryland School Psychologist’s Association Tips for Mental Health Professionals and other resources

National Association of School Psychologists. Information, guidelines and resources as well as guidance for USDOE for IDEA service

National Association of Social Workers Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources

National Association of School Nurses. Activities, talking points, guidance for principals and Superintendents, and more

Free internet for families who qualify

Mental Health and Coping

Food Assistance

Statewide Meal Sites

USDE’s website of Resources

Children's Health Matters - Mental Health Mondays

Top 10 forms of CyberBullying

Coping with COVID-19 as a Family

teletherapy scavenger hunt