COVID19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Families with Teens

We have compiled a list of articles that we hope will help you and your families
through the challenges of the COVID19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Teen Panel Coordinator Holly Greenberg:
In their own words: Advice to parents from teens under shelter-in-place restrictions on how best to live in peace during the pandemic

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) FAQs

ADAA: How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus

Child Mind Institute: Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis

Common Sense Media Poll: How Teens Are Coping and Connecting
in the Time of the Coronavirus

Digital event: Conversations with Common Sense: Making Room for Uncomfortable Emotions
with Dr. Lisa Damour, New York Times columnist and author of Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood and Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls, and Dr. Cara Natterson, pediatrician, go-to puberty expert, and author of The Care and Keeping of You series

Lisa Damour: “We can support one another through this”: Psychologist shares tips on managing coronavirus anxiety

Dovetail Learning: We Are Resilient™ Centering Skills for Parents/Caregivers during COVID-19 (video webinar)

Greater Good Magazine: How to Help Teens Shelter in Place

The Guardian: ‘Don’t make a drama’: a survival guide for parents during family isolation

Harvard Medical School: How to talk to teens about the new coronavirus

I had no immune system for months after my bone marrow transplant. Here’s how I avoided viral illness, and how you can, too. It’s easier than you think.

Her View from Home: I Am the Mom of a Senior and I’m Savoring This Time

Dr. Laura Kastner: “From Chaos to Calm: Resilient Parenting in Times of Crises”
Hosted by ParentMap: Access a full recording of the webinar HERE. (password: 2F!X4X5). Here are the slides from Laura’s presentation.
Expert tools to manage the pressures and opportunities of parenting during a crisis, including how to:

Matador Network: How to create structure for your kids when you’re all at home (written by a Lick Wilmerding student)

MSN: Fauci Warns Young Americans About Ignoring Advice on Social Distancing

MTV: For Young People, the Coronovirus is Changing More than How They Go to School

National Association of School Psychologists: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19

New York Times:

Psychology Today: Sheltering a Teen in Place Without Losing Your Mind

Road2College: High Schoolers are Missing Milestones Because of the Coronavirus

SFGate: UCSF pediatrician talks kids and coronavirus — and says teens need to stay home

SF Dept. of Children, Youth and their Families: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Protect, Prepare, Facts

SFUSD: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Families and Students

Talking to Teens: Ep. 77: Survive the QuaranTEEN!

Weill Cornell Medical Center: Empowering and Protecting Your Family During the COVID Pandemic (video)


Bay Area Video Coalition: Uncharted: Bay Area Teens Document Living Through COVID-19

‘We got this,’ ‘stay healthy,’ ‘stay strong’: The COVID-19 crisis in San Francisco window signs

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