The Florida Center Creates Free Resources to Help People Manage the Stress of Covid-19

The Giving Coast

SRQ DAILY WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 2020

The Florida Center has released a series of free videos and webinars during the month of May, (National Mental Health Awareness Month), that offer strategies to overcome stress and promote positive mental health during the Covid-19 crisis. The pandemic required The Florida Center to create innovative ways to continue providing life-changing services to children and families. Prioritizing safety above all else, the organization immediately began using secure video, internet and telephone tools to help families at a time of their greatest need! From webinars, to online support groups, to virtual classrooms, to one-on-one therapy sessions, the staff at The Florida Center has continued to provide the highest quality of care for their clients.

Most recently, the organization expanded its Florida Center Training Institute to reach beyond its clients to parents, caregivers and front line workers anywhere in the world through a series of free webinars. The webinar series can be viewed at https://www.floridacentertraining.org/videos. Registration is currently open for the next two-part webinar, Survival Parenting During Covid-19, which will take place take place May 19 and 20 from 1-2 pm. The Florida Center also released a series of short videos created by its school-based mental health therapists. The therapists normally see elementary-aged clients at 18 Sarasota County schools in offices located on school campus. However, the new series “Quarantine Tips for Parents” can be utilized by any viewer and focuses on managing stress in children through a variety of activities, exercises and mindfulness practices. The video playlist is available on Youtube channel.

“We had such a great response to our adapted services that we decided to create materials accessible to ALL parents, not just clients of The Florida Center.” said CEO Kathryn Shea. “Right now families are going through a lot and they need help dealing with the stress and anxiety Covid-19 has caused. Any parent can access these videos, created by licensed mental health therapists, simply by following us on social media. “

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