School Social Work Resources


Community Resources:
City of West Haven
West Haven Community House
Head Start Program
West Haven Mental Health Clinic
Clifford Beers Clinic
Crisis Intervention Services
Connecticut Foster Adopt
Department of Social Services
DCF - Voluntary Services Program
Programs for Families With Children
Adam's House - Grief Support for Children & Families
The Cove - Center for Grieving Children
DSS Brochures
Yale Child Study - Program for Anxiety Disorders
Yale Parenting Center 
Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards
Shoreline Wellness Center
Bridges - A Community Support System
Mind Map
West Haven Family Resource Center
Integrated Bilingual Counseling - West Haven
Family Centered Services of CT
True Colors
Salvation Army - New Haven
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Resources for DACA Students
Natural Disaster Resources
Child First

Community Activities & Camps:
West Haven Parks and Recreation
West Haven Center for Coastal Ecology Camp
Picasso Parties

Health Insurance:
Access Health

Child Health & Development:
Child Development
Girls Health
Kids Health
Talking with Kids About Health
Eyeglasses & Eye Exams
Sight for Students
Family Health

Mindset Matters: Positive Parenting
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
Sesame Street in Communities
Creative Thinking & Problem Solving Activities
Positive Discipline Techniques
Telling a Child a Parent is Ill
The Truth About Lying
Parent Tips
Pet Loss
Helping Your Child Through a Divorce
Tips for Divorcing Parents
Positive Parenting
Tips for Building Your Child's Emotional Vocabulary
Angry Feelings
Ten Chances to Chat With Your Child
Build the Habit of Good Attendance
Health, Education, & Attendance Tips
Worry Wise Kids - Resource for Anxiety
Anxiety, Fears & Phobias
Childhood Stress
Separation Anxiety
Tips for Dealing With Perfectionism
Tips to Help Your Child Succeed in School
My Child May Have a Disability. What Should I Know?
ADDitude - Strategies and Support for ADHD & LD
Homelessness Information
Antibullying Resources
Helping Your Child Cope With Tragedy
When Should I Get Counseling for My Child?
Smart Apps for Kids - Social Skills Apps
Apps for Social Skills & Behavior
Leaving Your Child Home Alone
Early Childhood Trauma
Connecticut Commission on Children - Helping Children Cope
National Alliance for Grieving Children
0 to 18 Talking About Death with Your Young Person

For Kids:
Breathe, Buddy, Breathe - Sesame Street
Howard B. Wigglebottom - Controlling Your Anger
WonderGrove Play
Feelings Game
Healthy Habits Game
Sleep for Kids
Sid the Science Kid - Gerald's Weather Wheel
Gabriela Cleans Up
Cat in the Hat - Super Cleaner Upper
Thomas and Friends - Many Moods
On the Farm - Feed the Animals
So Funny I Forgot to Laugh - Arthur (Empathy)
Growing Grudge - Arthur (Forgiveness)
Dear Adil - Arthur (Learning From Others)
Francine's Tough Day - Arthur (Honesty)
Arthur's Giving and Keeping Game (Generosity)
Social Problem Solving Videos - Arthur
Molly Apologizes - Arthur
You've Got to Be Kidding - Arthur (advice game for kids and grown-ups)
Lunch-o-Matic - Arthur
In My Bathroom
Feel the Music for Feelings
My Bedtime
PBS Games About Feelings
Elmo's School Friends
Sharing Song
Don't Give Up - Bruno Mars
Raise Your Hand
Read a Face
Tumblebooks - eBooks for Kids
Keep Your Hands to Yourself
Stop, Don't Touch My Body
Always Be a Good Sport
Use Polite Words
I Can Share With Friends
Let's Play Together
Replying Properly
Eating Nicely
Cleaning Up My Mess
Saying I'm Sorry
Pay Attention When the Teacher is Teaching
Raise Your Hand and Wait to be Called On
Which School Supplies to Take Home
Line Up Quietly
Always Tell the Truth
Respect Other People's Stuff
How to Handle Bullying
Be Quiet When Walking in the Halls
Respect Others on the Playground
Ask the Teacher for Help
The New Girl: A Read-Along Story about Kindness
The Fight: A Read-Along Story about Getting Along
Riding the School Bus Safely
Bus Safety - Waiting For the Bus
Bus Safety - Getting on the Bus
Bus Safety - Riding the School Bus
Bus Safety - Getting off the bus

What to Do for the Most Challenging Students in Your Class
Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence (ABC) Chart
Fundamentals of Classroom Management
Sesame Street in Communities
Printable Activities and Worksheets for Therapists
Behavioral Health Screening Tools
Child Abuse and Neglect in Connecticut
Immigration Students: How Schools Can Help
Diversity Appreciation & Understanding Activities
Social & Emotional Development Activities
25 Chatty Class Strategies

Virtual Toolbox for Mental Health in Schools
Rules and Guidelines to Insure Good Meetings
21 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social-Emotional Learning
20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions with Anxious or Defiant Students
Breaking the Behavior Code
Curbing Chronic Absence in the Early Grades
School Mental Health
Intervention Central
Behavior Advisor
PBIS World
Behavior Worksheets
Bully Prevention in Positive Behavior Support
Learning Disabilities 
Autism Teaching Strategies
Communication & Behavior Cue Cards
Teaching Coping Skills
Teaching Attendance
PBS Behavior Intervention
Helping Children Cope After a Natural Disaster
Responding to a School Crisis
Helping Traumatized Children Learn
A "Disruptive" Behavior Plan
Getting Control of a Difficult Class
Giving Attention Seeking Students the Right Kind of Attention
Books for Kids: Redirecting and Promoting Good Behavior
Visual Behavior Think Sheet
Worry Wise Kids - Resource for Anxiety
Sensory Hacks for Calming Down
Supporting Kids Who are Experiencing Anxiety
Free Conflict Resolution Poster
Six Dr. Seuss Books Teaching Social Skills
Classroom Sensory Strategies
Stress Box for Self-Regulation
Chill Out Corner
Free Class Dojo Resource Pack
Using Class Dojo with an Economy System
Conflict Resolution
Resolving Conflict Resources for Teachers and Parents
Watson Institute - Classroom Tools
Watson Institute - Behavior/Social Stories
Apps for Social Skills & Behavior
Smart Apps for Kids - Social Skills Apps
Classroom Apps
The Ophelia Project - Relational Aggression
What Mandated Reporters Need to Know
Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Children
Bubble Riding story - Stress Free Kids
Goodnight Caterpillar - For Anger & Stress
Sea Otter Cove - Deep Breathing & Relaxation
Affirmation Weaver - Story for Self-Esteem & Confidence
The Angry Octopus -Story for Anger Management
Stress Free Kids
Coalition to Support Grieving Students
Restoring Circles
Student Risk Screening Scale (SRSS)

Please check out the additional list of social skills, feelings, and behavior apps for smartphones or tablets:

HeadsUp! Pictures
Calm Counter (an anger management tool)
Wince - Don't Feed the Worrybug (an interactive story about worries)
Moody Monster Manor (a game about emotions and feelings)
Focus On the Go! (learn ways to calm down when angry)
Scribble Press
Professor Garfield Online Safety
Professor Garfield Cyberbullying
Touch and Learn Emotions
iTouchiLearn Feelings for Preschool Kids
Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame
Settle Your Glitter
One Moment Mediation 

This page was last modified on: 12/21/2018