External Resources

Talking to Children about COVID-19

  • Psychology Today: How to Talk to Kids and Teens About the Coronavirus: (English)
  • NASP: Talking to Children about COVID-19, A Parent Resource: (English) | (Español)
  • Child Mind Institute: Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus: (English) | (Español)
  • Harvard Health Publishing: How to Talk to Children About Coronavirus: (English)

Supporting Children’s Emotional and Physical Health

  • Child Trends: Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic: (English)
  • NCTSN: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping with the Coronavirus Disease 2019: (English) | (Español)
  • CDC: Caring for Children: (English)
  • Child Mind Institute: Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis: (English) | (Español)
  • COVIBOOK: Supporting and Reassuring Children Around the World: (English/Español)
  • AAP: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): (English) | (Español)
  • Child Trends: Ways to Prevent Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Distance Learning and Staying Active at Home

  • Center for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University: Learning about COVID-19 Origins, Symptoms, Impacts, Prevention and Its Forecasts, Online Course: (English)
  • Prevent Child Abuse America: Coronavirus Resources & Tips for Parents, Children & Others: (English)
  • UNICEF: Helping Kids Adjust to Online Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic: (English)
  • PBS: Links to Educator, Family & Kids Resources for At Home Learning: (English)
  • AAP: Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak: (English) | (Español)

Child Protection & Gender-based Violence

  • End Violence Against Children: Protecting Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak: (English)
  • International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children: Making Virtual School Safer: (English)
  • Center for Global Development: Pandemics and Violence Against Women and Children: (English)

CDC COVID-19 Microsite