ATN’s COVID-19 Response

TOUCHING TRAUMA AT ITS HEART

EMPOWERING TRAUMA-INFORMED FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMUNITIES

You are not alone

ATN knows that the social distancing going on now can be VERY unsettling for our children impacted by trauma.  Their early adversities cause them heightened anxiety when there are changes and when the adults in their world seem tense.  Yet, we also have opportunities to increase connection, enhance our relationship with our children and model how to stay regulated when things are not “normal”. (updated last: April 29, 2020)

Zoom Support Chats

NOTICE: Join us for "It's Ok to NOT Be OK" Zoom Room Chats

ATN’s “It’s Ok to NOT Be OK” Zoom Room Chats Summer Schedule:   Drop in Support for PARENTS on the following dates/times in June:  

Fri, June 12- 3:30 – 5 pm eastern ( 12:30 – 2 pm pacific)

Tues, June  23 – 8:30 – 10 pm eastern (5:30-7 pm pacific). 

(Educator support chats will resume in fall.)

 

FAMILIES:

Here are tips we have for Families during our shelter-in-place with children who have been impacted by trauma and by attachment disorders:

Tips for Families

EDUCATORS & PARENTS SCHOOLING AT HOME:

Looking for trauma-informed and SEL resources online, check these out:

A comprehensive webinar from National School Board Association and ATN: Navigating Virtual Education — with Calm, Connectedness and Compassion

Tips for Schooling

More Covid-19 Resources

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