JHS Guidance Office


At this time of online learning, you can contact Mrs. Othites at 724-658-5537.  Please choose 7, then extension 3510.



4 practices for anyone parenting quarantined kids by: Erika Bocknek  https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/4-practices-for-anyone-parenting-quarantined-kids/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=042620.4

Coronavirus, Online Learning, Social Isolation, and Cyberbullying: How To Support Our Students – Sameer Hinduja, Cyberbullying.org   https://cyberbullying.org/coronavirus-online-learning-social-isolation-cyberbullying?fbclid=IwAR2oBy4nr1g6q3GEZIg-Oc6-NI3oH0NxEiw8ZEyLR0GSVNYEzzU9OKRTMVI

How can divorced parents get on the same page during COVID-19?
Here are some tips for handling conflict between divorced parents.
by: Christine Carter   https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/how-can-divorced-parents-get-on-the-same-page-during-covid-19/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=041220.4

There are additional resources on the Highmark Caring Place website, under the COVID-19 resources section which may be helpful.  A few of the topics are

· Discussing worry with children during the pandemic

· Acknowledging the different types of losses that individuals and families are experiencing

· Why children may not look like they are grieving

· Celebrating Holidays and Special Occasions in isolation

· Feeling “Off-Balance”

· Funeral Alternatives

More topics continue to be added each week.  http://www.highmarkcaringplace.com