Resources for Families During Covid-19
Right now, we are all working through the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives. While this pandemic impacts everyone differently, it is safe to say that everyone has been impacted. At No More Stolen Childhoods we’re focused on keeping kids safe, knowing that now more than ever, the need is critical. For families that means understanding the signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, it means talking to our kids about boundaries and body safety and it means recognizing that in our digital world, abuse can happen online.
We are offering a number of ways for you to access our programs and resources digitally, increases the options available to you and highlighting our partners who’s work aligns with our mission. Together we can meet you where you are and support you as we work together to protect all kids for today and for tomorrow.
Resources for Families During Covid-19 Blog Series
Parents: Practical Resources for Keeping Kids Safe at Home
Parents, take a deep breath. You are juggling a lot at the moment and it is not easy. We’ve pulled together some resources, information and trainings from our partners and trusted resources. All of these guides and support materials are available at no charge.
- Beau Biden Foundation: E-book available to help parents protect their kids from online predators https://www.beaubidenfoundation.org/onlinepredators-2/?blm_aid=8128513
- Common Sense Media: Reviews of books, movies and apps (by age group) https://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources-for-families-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic
- Telling Our Stories: A place for journaling and story collection during the COVID-19 pandemic https://www.covid-stories.com/
- Darkness to Light: Protecting Children During A Crisis https://www.d2l.org/education/additional-training/protecting-children-during-crisis/
- Read / Watch / Listen
- “Digital Well-Being Guidelines for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic” by the Center for Humane Technology
- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children CyberTipline is the nation’s centralized reporting system for the online exploitation of children.
NMSC joined our community partners: The Family Tree, House of Ruth Maryland and GBMC for a virtual Town Hall hosted by WMAR-2.