Sac City Unified Creates Virtual Calming Room to Help Kids Manage Emotions in COVID-19 Crisis
SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento City Unified School District Student Support and Health Services team created a Virtual Calming Room page for students, families, and staff to find tools and strategies for managing emotions.
“This health crisis has created many feelings of uncertainty and created difficult challenges for our students and families,” said Sac City Unified Superintendent Jorge Aguilar. “We are pleased to present this virtual calming room, along with the many supports that our district offers, to help support our students’ emotional wellbeing.”
“You might feel scared, confused, overwhelmed, angry, alone, grateful, or completely calm. Your feelings are normal – the situation is not. We wanted to provide a space for our community to use anytime,” said Victoria Flores, Director, Student Support & Health Services. “In the calming room, you can find supportive and healing tools and strategies for managing emotions and feelings. We wanted to provide a calming space and activities for our community to use. We want them to know that we are here to support them.”
The Virtual Calming Room page is a place where the Sac City Unified students can build resilience during this pandemic. Please visit the SCUSD Virtual Calming Room at calmingroom.scusd.edu.