Zoom Fatigue and Kids: How to Help

2020-12-07T10:45:03-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Zoom Fatigue and Kids: How to Help “Zoom fatigue” is a new phenomenon researchers are observing as we all find ourselves having to use virtual platforms on a regular basis. Psychology Today describes it as the exhaustion we experience from video chatting. It affects adults and kids too. Video chatting can be more tiring to us because ... Click Here to Read More

Helpful Links

2020-12-07T10:48:18-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Helpful Links Here are some helpful links to resources for supporting your child’s academic and positive behavior while they learn at home! Here is a link to a guide for families with strategies to help you to support your child academically and to help with challenging behaviors as they learn at home (K-3) https://ceedar.education.ufl.edu/family-guide-to-at-home-learning/ This link can ... Click Here to Read More

Positive Affirmations

2021-01-07T13:40:27-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Positive Affirmations For 2020 During difficult times, using positive affirmations can help us to cope.  Our thoughts strongly affect the way we feel. What we tell ourselves can either make us feel more calm or more anxious. The article below by Kristen Suleman of Mental Health Match provides us with positive affirmations to use now to help ... Click Here to Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping your Teen Learn Virtually: A Guide for Parents and Caretakers

2020-11-22T17:02:22-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , , |

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping your Teen Learn Virtually: A Guide for Parents and Caretakers Hello, Irvington families! My name is Dr. Karla Rivera. I’m a school psychologist here in Irvington and am here to support you as we face these challenging times.  Not only do I work full-time, but I’m also a mother of four ... Click Here to Read More

Self-Care for Parents

2020-11-15T18:17:57-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Self-Care for Parents Parents & Caretakers, here is some sound advice for your own self-care during these challenging times! Human beings like certainty.  We are hard-wired to want to know what is happening when and to notice things that feel threatening to us.  When things feel uncertain or when we don’t generally feel safe, it’s normal to ... Click Here to Read More

Local Mental Health Resources

2020-11-15T18:22:23-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Mental Health Resources Near You Irvington Counseling Center 21-29 Wagner Place Irvington, NJ 07111 973-399-3132 Rutger’s University Behavioral Health Care 183 South Orange Avenue Newark, NJ 07103-2770 973-912-6100 Mt. Caramel Guild Behavioral Health Care 58 Freeman Street Newark, NJ 07102 973 -596-4190 The Bridge 1253 Clinton Ave Irvington, NJ 07111 Youth Development Clinic 500 Broad ... Click Here to Read More

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