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Counselor's Corner

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Resources 

This is a stressful time for many, including the adolescents in our lives. Feeling anxiety or depression is a common reaction in times of uncertainty, and the COVID-19 pandemic certainly qualifies as such a time. This is something new that we are all facing together. Please use and share the resources below with parents, educators, and administrators to support yourself, adolescents who you work with or encounter, and those around you who might be feeling overwhelmed, stressed, anxious or depressed: 

 

 

 

Resources for this uncertain time of COVID-19 Pandemic: 

National Resources: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors/professional-development/learn-more/coronavirus-resources

Webinar Series Training for Counselors: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors/professional-development/webinar-series

Talking to Parents Resources: https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

CDC COVID-19 Resources: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/index.html (there's also a link here to sign up for email updates on COVID-19) 

MDE COVID-19 Information: https://www.mdek12.org/COVID19

How to Talk to Parents/Students Bulletin: https://www.mdek12.org/sites/default/files/Offices/MDE/OAE/OEER/Learning%20at%20Home/samhsa_talking_to_children_guidance.pdf

MDE Counseling Page: https://www.mdek12.org/CTE/OCCSS

MDE Socioemotional Learning Resource Link: https://www.mdek12.org/LearningAtHome/SEL

 

 

These are links to some Leader in Me COVID-19 support resources-K-8. They should be great tools for our counseling team as well as great to link to on your counselor's pages as resources. 

LiM for Families: https://www.leaderinme.org/family-resources/

LiM for Teachers: https://www.leaderinme.org/teacher-resources/

 

LiM Student Leadership Videos: https://www.leaderinme.org/family-resources/#section18

LiM 7 Habits Cartoon Videos: https://www.leaderinme.org/family-resources/#section10

LiM 7 More 7 Habit Videos for Families (scroll down to the bottom of the page to see more videos): https://www.leaderinme.org/family-resources/#section6

 

 

Grades 9-12 Scholarship Links/Resources:

MDE Scholarship Link: https://www.raise.me/scholarship/locations/mississippi

Other Scholarship Links: 

https://www.collegescholarships.com/local/mississippi-scholarships

https://get2college.org/mississippi-scholarships

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-state/mississippi-scholarships/

https://riseupms.com/financial/find-a-scholarship/

https://www.bestcollegereviews.org/scholarships/state/mississippi/

https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarships/?state=MS

https://www.raise.me/scholarship/locations/mississippi