5900 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22207
703-228-5290
Fax: 703-228-2300
Monday, October 20, 2014

Counseling

Family Resource Packs       frp   

  

The Pupil Services staff has developed family resource packs to provide guidance to parents to address developmental challenges. The packs address common childhood issues in a simple, practical, and fun format. The packs are available for check out from the school counselors, psychologist, and social worker. You can call or email to request that a pack be sent home on Fridays.  We ask that they be returned in 2 weeks.  The packs available now are:

Family Resource Packs

 

Adoption

Anger

Anxiety (separation)

Anxiety (primary)

Anxiety (upper elementary)

Attendance

ADHD

ASD

Bed wetting

Bullying

Changing Families (primary)

Changing Families (upper elementary)

Children and Sleep

Deployment

Diversity

Family member with Cancer

Feeling different

Friendships

Girls’ Empowerment

Girls Friendship Issues (primary)

Girls Friendship Issues (upper elementary)

Grief (Family Member Loss)

Grief (Pet Loss) 

Habits 

Homework Hassles

Honesty vs. Lying and Stealing

Incarceration

Internet Safety

Mom with cancer

Moving

Optimism

New baby

New to Nottingham

Parenting

Parenting - boys

Parenting - girls

Personal safety

Preparation for middle school – girl

Preparation for middle school – general

Puberty – boy

Puberty – girl

Ready for kindergarten?

Relational Aggression 

Self-esteem

Separation anxiety

Serious illness (child)

Sibling rivalry

Sleep issues (nightmares, etc.)

Teasing

Unemployment

Before you return at Pack we ask you and your student to complete a very brief evaluation of the materials to help with ongoing development of these resources. If you have questions, please contact Dr. McCormac (703-228-2302 or mary.mccormac@apsva.us). A summary of each topic is also available on the Nottingham Community Blackboard site. More packs are in development so check back for additional titles.  If you would like to suggest a topic, please contact any of the Nottingham Student Services staff.

Links for Parents/Guardians

Academics l

 

http://ldsuccess.org/parent_guide.html

 

http://parentingtweens.suite101.com/article.cfm/starting_middle_school

 

 

Career o

 

http://www.vaview.vt.edu/

 

http://www.acrnetwork.org/parents.aspx

 

 

Personal/Social f

 

 
 

 

http://www.nasponline.org/families/index.aspx

 

 

http://www.schoolcounselor.org/content.asp?pl=327&sl=130&contentid=130

 

 
 
 
Teen Brain:
 
 
Adoption:

Military children:

http://www.militaryonesource.com

http://deploymentkids.com

Sexual Abuse Prevention:
 
 
Internet and Electronic Safety:
 
 
Last Modified on August 12, 2014