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During this uncertain time of social distancing , C.A.S.E. will continue to provide virtual resources to the adoption, kinship and foster care community. From webinars, to links from trusted resources to thoughtful articles from members of our community, C.A.S.E. remains committed to supporting you and your family.
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We are so THRILLED that 4 Time gold medalist SIMONE BILES was our C.A.S.E. Story Time guest on our Facebook page on June 26. Watch the archived video and all of our other archived story time vidoes here! Don’t let your kids miss this amazing opportunity to hear the world’s most famous gymnast, former foster care youth and adoptee read her favorite book, The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister.
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Presented by C.A.S.E. CEO Debbie Riley, LCMFT, David Brodzinsky, PhD. renowned adoption expert, researcher and author, and adoptive parents. The Impact of COVID-19 has turned your world upside down. First and foremost, as a parent, you are to keep your children physically safe. Parents are juggling a balance between work demands, loss of child care, and meeting all of their children’s needs including now stepping in as teachers. It is also critical that you care for their emotional support; your children’s well being depends on your well being. This webinar will help provide strategies for self care for parents and a deeper understanding of their children’s distress during this time of such uncertainty.
Read the full article by Lisa Maynard, LMSW, C.A.S.E. Implementation Specialist, National Training Initiative.
Looking for tips to keep YOURSELF calm and centered, so that you can help YOUR CHILDREN do the same? Lisa Maynard, LMSW, offers clever ideas for helping you survive parenting during COVID-19.
Online assignments. Discussion Boards. Virtual classrooms. This is what school has become for students across the country during the COVID-19 health crisis of 2020. How can parents know what to do when suddenly their child’s learning is happening in the home instead of in a classroom? Read Middle School Science Teacher Holly Rainville’s advice for parents and submit your questions to her! C.A.S.E. will feature them, along with Holly’s reply, on our Facebook, Instagram and website page.
Read the full article by contributing author Laura Orenelas, LCSW.
The reality of a global pandemic brings up anxiety for nearly everyone. Few of us have experience with pandemics, and there is no clear roadmap for this one. Give yourself permission to take good care of yourself during this time, and you will be in a much stronger place to fend off the virus and continue to caregive to your loved ones.
For children who have experienced separations, loss and trauma, the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may include any or all emotions that everyone else is experiencing, yet also run deeper.
Read Zoe’s reflection of mental health and how, through her art, she chose to perceive the myriad of emotions that flood the brain. “The message I want people to get from this painting is even if you’re battling a mental health problem, it’s common.”
FOR CHILDREN, TEENS, FAMILIES