PUSD School Psychology Resources
- The California Youth Crisis Hotline at 1-800-843-5200
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255, 1-888-628-9454 (Español)
- Crisis Text Line Text “Home” to 741741
- The Trevor Helpline- LGBTQ at 1-866-488-7386 www.thetrevorproject.org
- Tulare County Crisis Line at 1-800-320-1616
- Kings County Crisis Line at 1-800-655-2553
- Suicide Prevention Task Force www.sptf.org
- Warm Line (Non-crisis support) at 1-877-306-2413
- Porterville Police Dept. at 559-782-7400
- Emergency at 911
School Closure Psychology and Counseling Resources
Second Step Program helps educators and families navigate social and emotional learning and skill acquisition. They are offering free lessons for families to access online for Kindergarten through 5th grade. They are also providing one-click resources on topics such as Social and Emotional Learning activities, a Podcast, Mindfulness exercises, visual posters, Social emotional learning games and more. From now until June 30, parents can create an account for free and access all streaming media and lessons.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) have provided a step by step guide for parents to address their children on the changes that have come with COVID-19. It provides talking points, explanation for early elementary, upper elementary, upper middle and high school students, identifiable changes in your child's behavior at home, and parent resources for coping with changes due to COVID-19.