Recording: Protecting Kids’ Mental Health in the Pandemic

Dr. Lindsay Jernigan spoke to Nordic parents with practical advice for parents of young athletes in times of adversity.

Recording: Protecting Kids’ Mental Health in the Pandemic

We have all been asked to deal with a lot of change since March. It's been difficult for our players, and we're amazed at how well many of them appear to have handled it. But we know it's also been incredibly difficult for our parents. Many of you have been required to act as teachers, day-care providers, coaches, social workers and home makers - among many other things! 

Balancing that lot and trying to raise happy, healthy athletes as well is incredibly difficult.

Watch Dr. Lindsay Jernigan's excellent discussion with resources and practical advice for parents on navigating the parental journey through adversity.  

Wath the recorded event here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-2Dz6-Cf1qGL-20B84NOgvA2uYi5QhqN/view?usp=sharing

Also, please take the time to read Dr. Jernigan's article written specifically for Nordic parents and a starting point for the presentaiton.

Protecting Kids’ Mental Health in the Pandemic: A Resource for Nordic Parents
https://docs.google.com/document/d/14qONoa9xbI6KxWHA2P0KvRDeFQZp6uYxCb_g8dwOlOM/edit?usp=sharing

Finally, alongside Dr. Jernigan's article, we've compiled a collection of resources (and it's growing!) to help adults work through times of adversity with their athlete, as well as to help take care of themselves. 

 

Thanks for your support, and GO Nordic: One Club, One Community. 

Craig Stone | craig@nordicsoccer.org
Girls Program Director
Nordic Soccer Club
t: @teachcoachcraig | twitter.com/NordicSoccer
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