Resource: The Children’s Resilience Programme: Psychosocial Support In and Out of Schools
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies & Save the Children
Resource toolkit focuses on supporting the psychosocial needs of children in crisis and post-crisis situations.
In the Literature: Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals
Editors: Rossen, E. and Hull, R. (2012) Oxford University Press
Provides practical, effective, and implementable strategies and resources for adapting and differentiating instruction, modifying the classroom and school environments, and building competency for students affected by trauma.
Resource: Talking Points: Head Start and Refugee Provider Communication Guide
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services
Provides essential background information on Head Start and Refugee Resettlement programs to ensure needed information is exchanged to better serve refugee children.
Resource: Promoting Equity and Excellence for All: Welcoming and Teaching Newcomer Children in U.S. Schools
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services & Center for Safe Schools
Webinar recording addresses the diversity, strengths and needs of immigrant students in classrooms today, with a focus on creating a welcoming and positive school climate. To access recorded webinar and slides, scroll down to section called Previously Held Online Sessions.
Resource: “School Day Just Got Healthier” Toolkit
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Brochures, fact sheets, FAQs, fliers, school lessons, templates and much more to help prepare parents and children for changes to school meals this coming school year.
Resource: Refugee Children with Low Literacy Skills or Interrupted Education: Identifying Challenges and Strategies
Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning
Includes resources, roleplay scenarios, and classroom activities for schools and teachers working with refugee children.
Resource: Pediatric Mental Health Handouts
National Association of School Psychologists
Multilingual handouts and materials include tips for children and parents on coping with unsettling times, anxiety, bullying, and more.
Resource: BRYCS Refugee Portal
Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services
Multilingual resources for resettled refugees on family life and parenting, early childhood, U.S. school system (K-12), children’s books, and health and mental health.