COVID-19 Information & Resources

Resources & Activities for Children & Families in Response to COVID-19

By Carmen Wegner / March 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

We understand these challenging days bring with them many questions and uncertainty from both children and parents. Help Me Grow Alaska has compiled a growing list of available resources as well as child-focused activities that can be found here. We will continue to update this list as additional resources and information becomes available.  We recognize that […]

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PAL-PAK Learning Collaborative Session 3: Motivational Interviewing

By Carmen Wegner / April 17, 2020 / 2 Comments

Tuesday, April 21st at Noon Join us for the final PAL-PAK Learning Collaborative Session! Dr. Hilt will discuss how to talk with patients and parents about using strategies more likely to yield desired behavior changes. When it’s time, join your Webex meeting here.Meeting number (access code): 809 301 742Meeting password: jwHpNCDR342 or, Join by phone: […]

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PAL-PAK Learning Collaborative Session 2: Anxious/Somaticizing Youth in the Setting of COVID-19

By Carmen Wegner / April 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

TOMORROW – Thursday, April 16th at Noon Dr. Hilt will discuss practical approaches to somatization and anxiety in children, and there will be an opportunity for providers to learn from each other. When it’s time, join your Webex meeting here:Join meetingMeeting number (access code): 281 142 323Meeting password: VfwAykZQ469   Or, Join by phone:1-650-479-3207 PAL-PAK Learning Collaborative Session […]

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Tips for Families: Coronavirus

By Carmen Wegner / April 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

Are you running out of ideas of things to do with your children at home? The following resources offer tips for families including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing. Check out this resource from Zero to Three on Tips for Families: Coronavirus!

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PAL-PAK learning collaborative: Rapidly Adopting the Use of Telemedicine during COVID-19

By Carmen Wegner / April 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dr. Robert Hilt from the PAL-PAK team at Seattle Children’s Hospital will share some principles, tricks and strategies on the use of telemedicine for practices trying to meet the care needs of families who can no longer come in to the office, along with an opportunity for providers to learn from each other. Session 1: Friday, […]

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Resources for Children with Autism during COVID-19

By Carmen Wegner / March 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

Check out the Alaska Autism Resource Center March tips of the month for resources on supporting individuals with autism during a global pandemic.

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HMG-AK March 2020 Newsletter

By Carmen Wegner / March 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Help Me Grow Alaska is open and ready to support families and the providers working with them through this stressful and unprecedented time.  We know that families are being asked to take on many challenging roles all at once while navigating a dynamic, unfamiliar and stressful landscape.  If you or a family you work with […]

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