Resources for Educators and Families
Index of Supports
Each of the resources offered on this page (individually or together, the “Resource”) is for educational use only by parents, families, and teachers with students. Each Resource has been created by Committee for Children and all intellectual property and other property rights, including copyright, are owned and controlled by Committee for Children. Please see the legal notice below.
Second Step® Community Rebuilding Unit
This is a five-lesson unit that can be used to help rebuild students’ connections to school. The unit includes strategies educators can use to help foster a positive, supportive school environment. The lessons are designed to be taught when schools first open.
Second Step® Middle School Community Rebuilding Unit
Second Step® Elementary Grades 4–5 Community Rebuilding Unit
Second Step® Elementary Grades 2–3 Community Rebuilding Unit
Second Step® Elementary Grades K–1 Community Rebuilding Unit
Second Step® Resilience Activities
These short, research-based student activities are designed to help teachers support students’ coping and recovery following a crisis. Each activity focuses on a topic or skill known to support students’ coping and well-being.
Second Step® Class Meeting Pack
This is a collection of simple class activities that educators can use to support students’ social-emotional learning. You can use these activities to provide students with the social-emotional support they need—no adaptations necessary.
Free Resources for Families
We’re dedicated to supporting the social-emotional skills and well-being of children and the adults in their lives. Available year-round, these free resources are more relevant now than ever.
Our seasonal video series helps families take care of their well-being with research-based advice from a mental health expert.
The Imagine Neighborhood ™
Our free podcast is designed to help kids and families tackle the big feelings that come with growing up.
Mind Yeti® Mindfulness Sessions
Real teens and their parents address hot-button topics to help others with useful advice, videos, and resources.
Captain Compassion® Comics
In comics and with fun activities, our bullying prevention superhero shows how everyone can help stop bullying.
Hot Chocolate Talk® Campaign
Our research-based how-to guides take the guesswork out of what to say to your child about sexual abuse.
Little Children, Big Challenges
Help young children face significant challenges with videos, songs, family resources, and printable downloads.
Remote Learning Supports
This guide provides supports for establishing remote Class Meetings and using those meetings to maintain a sense of community among students.
Recommendations for Teaching the Second Step® Bullying Prevention Unit and Second Step® Child Protection Unit Remotely
Second Step® Bullying Prevention Unit Remote Teaching Recommendations
Second Step® Child Protection Unit Remote Teaching Recommendations
Livestreaming and Recording Lessons
Recorded materials previously available on this page are no longer available. The special, temporary permission to use the recorded materials or the other deleted materials, including permission to make or use your own materials from Second Step® resources, expired on June 30, 2021. Any such use is no longer permitted, including permission to make and use recordings of Second Step lessons. If you need assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.