Free, online toolkit prioritizes safety, connection and problem-solving in uncertain times
Orlando, Fla. (April 1, 2020) — Conscious Discipline, a provider of social emotional learning (SEL) and classroom management best practices, recently unveiled a new collection of free, online tools for educators and parents on managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19: Resources for Families and Educators includes virtual professional development opportunities, free membership to SEL lesson libraries and downloadable family and student activities focused on coping strategies and restoring a sense of normalcy.
“A virus that requires social distancing to slow its spread has drawn our attention to how intimately connected we are as friends, neighbors and communities,” said Dr. Becky Bailey, Founder of Conscious Discipline. “We want to provide families with resources to enjoy each day with loved ones – while still achieving personal, work and learning goals. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other. Now and always, we’re all in this together.”
Conscious Discipline’s offerings include:
- Virtual support for educators, including enhanced Site License accessibility for a 10-session online course. Additionally, many popular e-learning tools are available for free through June 30th, including professional learning webinars about trauma-informed education and access to a Premium Resource Membership.
- Family support resources, including webinars, videos, articles and podcasts that help manage big feelings, establish new routines and balance home learning and working during these uncertain times.
- Free digital downloads for all ages to understand the coronavirus, how it affects schools and how to manage feelings of confusion and stress brought on by a disruption to daily routines.
The entire resource library is offered for free at https://consciousdiscipline.com/covid19.
About Conscious Discipline
Conscious Discipline provides a comprehensive, trauma-informed social emotional program that is based on current brain research, child development information and developmentally appropriate practices. All aspects of Conscious Discipline focus on creating a safe, connected environment for children to learn and practice the skills needed for healthy social, emotional and academic development. Conscious Discipline methodology has been recognized by SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), and it was named a national model for character education by the Florida State Legislature. Research shows that Conscious Discipline decreases aggression, impulsivity and hyperactivity while creating a positive environment in the school or home. In schools, Conscious Discipline has been shown to decrease discipline referrals while increasing teaching time and academic achievement. Learn more at www.consciousdiscipline.com.