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COVID-19 Response

Resources for Educators and Families

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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® 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.

Second Step Class Meeting Pack

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.

Winter Well-Being

”A Psychologist’s Guide to Winter Well-Being” is a therapist-led video series from Committee for Children to support parents’ mental health.
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The Imagine Neighborhood

Our free podcast is designed to help kids and families tackle the big feelings that come with growing up.
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Mind Yeti

Practice mindfulness during this difficult time with free sessions designed for adults to do alongside children.
YouTube (English)
YouTube (Spanish)

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ParenTeen Connect

Real teens and their parents address hot-button topics to help others with useful advice, videos, and resources.
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Captain Compassion

In comics and with fun activities, our bullying prevention superhero shows how everyone can help stop bullying.
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Hot Chocolate Talk

Our research-based how-to guide takes the guesswork out of what to say to your child about sexual abuse.
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Little Children, Big Challenges

Help young children face significant challenges with videos, songs, family resources, and printable downloads.
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Remote Learning Supports

Second Step Elementary Remote Class Meeting Guide

This guide provides supports for establishing remote Class Meetings and using those meetings to maintain a sense of community among students.

Second Step Elementary Remote Class Meeting Guide
 

Second Step Middle School Remote Learning Advisory Guide
This guide supports schools in establishing remote advisory programs and using those programs to maintain a sense of community.

Second Step Middle School Remote Learning Advisory Guide

 

Recommendations for Teaching the Second Step® Bullying Prevention and Child Protection Units Remotely
Bullying Prevention Unit Remote Teaching Recommendations
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 support@secondstep.org.

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Questions?

We’d love to hear from you.

support@secondstep.org
800-634-4449, ext. 1
Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Pacific time

Resource Webpage

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. Your use of a Resource does not create any ownership interest or other rights in the Resource or any of its contents or elements. Neither the Resource nor its contents or elements may be copied, performed, modified, distributed, downloaded, posted or shared with or given to or sold to anyone else or used for any non-educational purpose. Any terms applicable to our COVID-19 response materials are in addition to applicable portions of our Terms of Use (available at the link at the foot of this page) and License Agreements (https://www.secondstep.org/license-agreements). Additional Terms & Conditions may apply, as indicated for a particular Resource.