Coronavirus Response Tool Box

The Coronavirus disease outbreak threatens our communities, locally and globally. Working together, we can strengthen the public health and community response that will help protect all of us.

View the Community Tool Box website to find links to useful tools drawn from authoritative sources — the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — and from the Community Tool Box, used by nearly 6 million people worldwide.

On the Community Tool Box website you will find tools such as:

GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITIES

COMMUNICATING THE THREAT AND RESPONSE

PROTECTING AND CARING FOR YOURSELF AND FAMILY

GUIDANCE FOR HEALTH WORKERS

& TOOLS FOR COMMUNITY ACTION

Coping with Stress

FREE Virtual Parent Coaching

April 7, 2020 | 5:30 pm

Learn techniques to manage day-to-day stress that help you stay calm to consistently apply positive parenting strategies. Appropriate for parents of children all ages.

Virtual One-On-One Parenting Coaching Sessions

Meet with a specialized parenting coach to focus on achieving the unique goals you have for your child and for yourself as a parent.

Virtual Parenting Group Seminars

These 60-minute seminars focus on a range of topics for parents and provide research-based, practical tips for everyday parenting! Limit of 12 participants per seminar.

Register to attend a one-on-one session or group seminar by calling (360) 922-3600 or emailing contact@parenting-academy.org

Parenting in the Digital Age

FREE Virtual Parent Coaching

April 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Remember when the only “screen time” was TV? Take away practical tips for navigating the ever-changing landscape of media and technology. Appropriate for parents of pre-teens and adolescents.

Virtual One-On-One Parent Coaching Sessions

Meet with a specialized parenting coach to focus on achieving the unique goals you have for your child and for yourself as a parent.

Virtual Parenting Group Seminars

These 60-minute seminars focus on a range of topics for parents and provide research-based, practical tips for everyday parenting! Limit of 12 participants per seminar.

Register to attend a one-on-one session or group seminar by calling (360) 922-3600 or emailing contact@parenting-academy.org

Positive Parenting During the Pandemic: Work/Life Balance

FREE Virtual Parent Coaching

April 9, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Struggling to find balance with work and life when both are in your living room? Learn five proven strategies to relieve stress and find balance during these hectic times. Appropriate for parents of children all ages.

Virtual One-On-One Parent Coaching Sessions

Meet with a specialized parenting coach to focus on achieving the unique goals you have for your child and for yourself as a parent.

Virtual Parenting Group Seminars

These 60-minute seminars focus on a range of topics for parents and provide research-based, practical tips for everyday parenting! Limit of 12 participants per seminar.

Register to attend a one-on-one session or group seminar by calling (360) 922-3600 or emailing contact@parenting-academy.org

Start Your Day in a Positive Way with Play

FREE Virtual Parent Coaching

April 11, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Learn how to use play as a tool to enhance safety, self-esteem and connection. Appropriate for parents of pre-school and school-aged children.

Virtual One-On-One Parent Coaching Sessions

Meet with specialized parenting coach to focus on achieving the unique goals you have for your child and for yourself as a parent.

Virtual Parenting Group Seminars

These 60-minute seminars focus on a range of topics for parents and provide research-based, practical tips for everyday parenting! Limit of 12 participants per seminar.

Register to attend a one-on-one session or group seminar by calling (360) 922-3600 or emailing contact@parenting-academy.org

Community Action Services Updates

Under advisement of state and local Public Health authorities, Community Action is taking the following steps to keep our clients, staff, and community safe:

In-person Services Suspended: Community Action is fulfilling our mission during COVID-19. We are providing services, but all in-person services have been suspended at all locations until further notice. Our East County Resource Center is remaining open with limited walk-up services. We have added remote services options. There are many new services available for the first time to people of low-to-moderate income. See below for program-by-program updates. For more information, please call:

  • Main office, general information, and Skagit Vets Connect: 360.416.7585
  • Energy Assistance: 360.428.1011
  • WIC: 360.416.759
  • East County Resource Center: 360-416-1735

To follow Community Actions Daily updated during COVID-19, visit their website for daily updates.

Virtual SEL Resources for Educators

Families, schools and the world are reeling in response to COVID-19. In the midst of the chaos of this week, we’ve been inspired by you. You’ve risen to the challenge in countless ways— going above and beyond in your problem-solving, restoring connection through innovative e-learning solutions, and reassuring families that we’re all in this together. We see what you’re doing and want you to know that Conscious Discipline has your back. Here are a few of the ways that we are supporting your efforts on the front lines:

ENHANCED ACCESS FOR ALL LEVELS OF E-COURSE SITE LICENSES

We’ve made immediate changes to all levels of our E-Course Site License structure to better support virtual professional development. Effective immediately, Site Licenses enable individual users to remotely access video sessions, participant guides and bonus resources from anywhere. Learn more here.

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA WITH DR. BAILEY

We’re making our 3-session webinar series Understanding Trauma with Dr. Becky Bailey available at no cost for individual users for the next 90 days. Register for free access today.

FREE PREMIUM RESOURCE MEMBERSHIPS

Take advantage of 90 days of complimentary access to our most requested implementation tools, including Elevate SEL video sessions, audio series with Dr. Becky Bailey, Make-N-Takes, Conscious Discipline Games, We Care Cards and more. Sign up now.

FREE PRINTABLE SOCIAL STORY “WHY CAN’T I GO TO SCHOOL?”

This morning we added a timely and specific Free Printable Social Story titled “Why Can’t I Go to School?” from Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor Abbi Kruse. Available in six languages, this helpful tool offers simple, age-appropriate language responding to this important question. Download now.

90- DAY EXTENSIONS ON ALL DIGITAL PRODUCTS

All digital product licenses will be automatically extended for an additional 90 days beyond your original expiration date. This includes online courses, paid webinars and memberships. There’s no need to worry about losing access and no action required on your part.

In case you missed it, we also shared an article earlier this week titled COVID-19: Five Helpful Responses for Families. In it, you’ll find practical suggestions that restore safety, build connection and create routines. We’ve included lots of links to related free resources, including webinars, podcasts, printables and more.

My friends – safety, connection and problem-solving are the most valuable contribution we can offer to those around us as we navigate this unprecedented season. Take a deep breath, you can handle this!

We’re All In This Together,

Dr. Becky A. Bailey
Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer 
Conscious Discipline

Material For Your Online Instruction

Tools for Online Instruction 

With the closure of college campuses across the U.S., many instructors are turning to online resources for teaching. The Community Tool Box is often used as course text in the fields of public health, community psychology, nursing, social welfare, and other applied fields. We invite you to learn about making use of these online resources for teaching

Tools for Professional Development

As a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change, the Tool Box offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action. You can visit the Community Tool Box to learn about assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, advocacy, and many more aspects of community practice.  Visit over 300 educational modules and other free tools, or learn more about how to use the Community Tool Box

Friends, we need community now as much as ever. The Community Tool Box team wishes you peace of mind and physical well-being in this time of social distancing as we strive to protect those who may be most vulnerable. As always, we give thanks for you — our community of changemakers.

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