Consultants and advisors are available for you.
The Missouri Healthy Schools team includes experienced professionals who are available to answer your questions, provide training, and support your decision-making. Your consultants for general COVID-19 Information are:
Contact Project Manager Anna Trainer, MPH with general inquiries.
Downloads, webinars and videos
BRAND NEW RESOURCE!
CDC Holiday Celebrations
>> Main topics: As many people in the United States begin to plan for fall and winter holiday celebrations, the CDC offers helpful considerations to help protect individuals, their families, friends, and communities during COVID-19.
>> CDC Resources
BRAND NEW RESOURCE!
Updated Missouri K-12 School Reopening and Operating Guidance
>> Main topics: In efforts to keep schools open, my administration continue to emphasize that Missourians must work together to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by implementing the three key mitigation strategies: wearing a mask, social distancing, and hand washing.
>> Governor Mike Parson's administration announcement
>> Download Updated Guidance
School Safety and Crisis
>> Main topics: Brief Tips for Mental Health Professionals by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
>> School Safety and Crisis Tips
Teen Crisis Hotline by the Missouri Department of Mental Health
>> Main topics: The Missouri Department of Mental Health is running a Crisis Text Line Campaign - Confidential Crisis Support by Text, Free, 24/7
"Even in isolation, we're still connected. Talk to a crisis counselor any time you need. Text MOSAFE to 741741"
>> Teen Crisis Poster
>> Teen Crisis Poster 2
>> Social Media Toolkit
>> Main topics: "Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Conversation to ACTION: Building Your System to Support Your Whole School Community"
Recorded September 17
>> Webinar recording
>> Link to resources
School Reopening Survey
>> Main topics: Through a survey distributed in the spring of this past year, the findings hope to spark continued information sharing in the area of whole school wellness.
The American School Health Association is partnering with Penn State PRO Wellness to support schools during these unprecedented times.
>> View results of Survey
Children's COVID-19 Journal
>> Main topics: The attached resource is a journal for helping youth cope during COVID-19. It has been developed by Jennifer Wessels at Home State Health. Kids can use the journal in any way they like and hopefully process their emotions productively.
>> Download journal here
Alliance for a Healthier Generation: Quick Start Health Assessment
>> Main topics: Designed to support schools and districts in prioritizing and implementing key mental, physical and social health practices as they return to learning within the context of COVID-19. The assessment consists of 15 evidence-based questions covering key components to school reopening. Updated August 18, 2020
>> Download Health Assessment here
Resources and Tools from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
August 18, 2020
>> Main topics: A variety of tools designed to proactively address the physical and social-emotional health needs of students, staff and teachers, whether at school or at home.
>> Download Grant Resources
Missouri School Reopening Guidance: Frequently Asked Health-Related COVID-19 Questions
Created by the Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) and the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE), updated August 3, 2020
Download Missouri School Reopening Guidelines
Save the date. Upcoming events.
Every Thursday from 4-5 PM - COVID-19 and Kids ECHO created in partnership between Missouri Telehealth Network and the MO Chapter of the AAP. Provides up-to-date info and support for healthcare, school, and public health professionals
>> Visit ECHO to register
>> Case form
Every Monday 12:00 PM - COVID-19 ECHO hosted by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Dr. Randall Williams (Live on Project ECHO Zoom platform)
>> Register here
Daily - St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force Briefing on Facebook Live
>> Click here
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