We know schools were the nexus for the pandemic response for families across the state. Schools had to create an inclusive response practically overnight – finding ways to maintain some normalcy while meeting students “where they were at” with support and resources. Schools saw firsthand how this crisis widened existing inequities.
Now that we are returning to a known rhythm and routine with the new school year upon us, we want to explore what schools in general, and student assistance programs specifically, can do to build resilience and address the social and emotional needs of students moving forward.
Kim Haley shares a wealth of information she’s accumulated over the years working with youth and families to help them build healthy connections, cope with their feelings, regulate their emotions, and give kids the essentials so they feel supported and are ready to learn. She’ll share what schools, and Student Assistance Programs (SAP) in particular, can do to help students live, learn and to thrive in NH. For more on the interview, read the complete transcript of the episode.
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