Shauna Tominey giving a presentation with a large photo of a crying child behind her

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Shauna Tominey, an assistant professor of practice at Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences, has compiled an extensive list of resources and tips for parents at home with their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a parenting education specialist and author of the book “Creating Compassionate Kids: Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children.”

COVID-19 resources for families and parenting educators:

Online resources for activities with children at home:

Resources written by Tominey on helping young children manage emotions:

In addition to this list, centers from the statewide Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC) will be posting links to online workshops and other information and activities on their Facebook pages. See the organization’s Facebook account:

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