Last updated January 26, 2021.

1. Infographics and fact sheets, suitable for display or distribution in the office/practice

Positive Parenting
Infographic on parenting behaviors that foster a child’s capacity to love, trust, learn, and grow.
Source: Zero to Three

Managing Your Own Emotions: The Key to Positive, Effective Parenting
Guidance for parents on the influence their reactions have on children’s behavior and tips on how to respond to help children develop and foster their coping skills.
Source: Zero to Three

Helping Children Cope with Stress During the 2019 n-CoV Outbreak
World Health Organization infographic on helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: World Health Organization Information Network for Epidemics

Coping with Stress During the 2019 nCoV Outbreak
World Health Organization infographic on coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: World Health Organization Information Network for Epidemics

Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Fact sheet for parents, caregivers, and teachers with strategies for helping children manage their stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes potential reactions among youth and the support adults can provide to help them.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Resources for Helping Kids and Parents Cope Amidst COVID-19
This page features several resources from AACAP and others on aspects of helping children understand and cope with coronavirus, including discussions of sheltering in place, managing stress, and children’s exposure to news.
Source: American Academy for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

NASEM Forum for Children’s Wellbeing COVID-19 Resources 
A comprehensive list of resources for parents, child-focused professionals, and health care providers on health care, supports for children with special needs, the mental health needs of parents, policy efforts, and medical professional education material on the coronavirus. 
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children
Fact sheet from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

COVID-19 Fact Sheets in 30+ Languages
From the COVID-19 Health Literacy Project, created in collaboration with Harvard Health Publishing.  
Source: COVID-19 Health Literacy Project

2. Practice parameters and guidance 

Disaster and Trauma Clinician Resource Center
Practice parameters for clinicians on trauma, grief, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other resources related to responding to disasters and trauma.
Source: American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Promoting Adjustment and Helping Children Cope
General resources for health care providers to guide their work with families and children on adjustment and coping with crises. Includes links to professional guidance, materials to share with parents, as well as instructional videos for clinicians on topics ranging from psychological first aid and assisting children with managing grief and loss to post-traumatic stress disorder and managing secondary traumatic stress.
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics

Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Providers
Professional-facing fact sheet on secondary traumatic stress in children and its potential impact on child-serving professionals. Outlines options for assessment, prevention, and interventions relevant to secondary stress.
Source: National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Keeping COVID-19 Out of Your Home
A checklist for front-line workers from Health Leads USA
Source: Health Leads USA

What Can I Do? New York Academy of Medicine COVID-19 Info Hub 
Information and resources for health care workers, maternal and child health providers, and others.
Source: NYAM

3. Stress management and self-care for health care providers 

Training Video: Anxiety and COVID-19
Training video (22 minutes) for health care providers on addressing their own COVID-19 anxiety. Presented by Dr. Dana E. Crawford, Director of Trauma-Informed Care, and Dr. Miguelina German, Director of Pediatric Behavioral Health Services, Montefiore Medical Center.
Source: Montefiore Medical Center

Headspace for Health Care Professionals (Free)
Headspace, the mindfulness app, is offering all health care professionals free access to all its content through 2020. Subscriptions can be redeemed by providing NPI and email address.
Source: Headspace

Managing Health Care Workers’ Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak
Information and resources for health care workers on sources of stress and strategies for dealing with stress related to the COVID-19 outbreak, developed by the National Center for PTSD of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for PTSD