Parent Resources


SEMS Virtual Wellness Room
Visit our Virtual Wellness Room for resources and information on social-emotional topics and activities. All students have access to this Wellness Room, and is constantly updated by our School Social Worker.

Upcoming Events:

Please refer to our SMUSD Calendar for upcoming district events, and explore our SEMS Homepage for detailed information about any events happening during the upcoming months.

Drive-Thru Connect2Compete SMUSD Event (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)
[Click here for flyer and more information]
Fill out application by August 23rd

Saturday, August 28, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
San Marcos Elementary School
Walk-Ups welcome from 11:20am - 12:00pm


A Brief Introduction to Suicide Prevention (FLYER)
Thursday, September 9, 2021
6:00pm - ZOOM WEBINAR

RSVP: https://missionhillstsl.attendease.com/ 


Parent Resources:

A Parent's Guide to Smart Phone Security
11 Easy Steps to Make Your Child's Smart Phone Safer

Talking with Kids and Teens about Alcohol

Power of Parents Pocket Guide: For Parents of Middle School and High School Students

Teen Mental Health During Quarantine
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on teen mental health. This guide dives into teen mental health data, tells you the warning signs to watch for, and offers solutions to help teens stay mentally healthy during quarantine.

Parenting During a Pandemic: Video Series
     Follow our Parent Engagement YouTube Channel and explore the video series called "Parenting in a Pandemic" that was developed by our District School Social Workers.  These are short videos with handouts to support you and your family during this time. Each video will be a different topic. We encourage you to take some time to view each video and review the handouts listed in the description of each video. 

Virtual Parent Academy
Brought to you by SMUSD Department of Student Services in partnership with North County Family Counseling Specialists, NPA. These are the archives from the presentations, click on the titles to access the files.

     
Managing Anxiety within Children(Presenter: Kiley Lizama)

     Identifying Depressive Symptoms in our Youth (Presenter: Rosalba DeRobbio)

       Positive Discipline through Connection & Belonging (Presenter: Shannon NosenzoAdditional Handouts (click here)



Parent Engagement Modules Series for Migrant Parents
The Parent Engagement Modules Series presents information and strategies for parents to develop their capacity to support their children at school and at home. Click on this link.

(Versión en español de la Serie de módulos sobre la participación de padres - haga clic aqui)
La serie de módulos sobre la participación de padres tiene información y estrategias para que los padres desarrollen la capacidad de apoyar a sus hijos en la escuela y en su casa.

     Module 1: Facilitator Overview of Migrant Modules and Handouts
    
(Resumen para el facilitador de los Módulos de Participación de Padres y documentos de  apoyo)
     Module 2: Using Positive Discipline to Be a More Effective Parent
     (Utilizar disciplina positiva para ser un padre más eficaz)
     Module 3: Growing Self-Confident Children Through Goal Setting and Growth Mindset 
     (Criar a niños seguros de sí mismos implementando objetivos y una actitud orientada al crecimiento)
     Module 4: School Systems and Multiple Cultures
     
(Sistemas escolares y múltiples culturas)
     Module 5: Supporting Your Child to Be Successful in School
     
(Ayudar a que su hijo/a tenga éxito en la escuela)
     Module 6: Understanding and Communicating with Your Teenager
     (Entender y comunicarse con sus hijos adolescentes)
     Module 7: Bullying—What It is and How to Help Your Child
     (El acoso escolar: Qué es y cómo ayudar a sus hijos)



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