Resources

Community Resources, Counselor Referral & Holiday Support

Community Resource Guidecontains contact info for a wide variety of local and regional agencies providing support and assistance.

Counselor Referral Listcontains names and contact info for local mental health professionals

2016 Holiday Assistance for Tri-Town Families – email jmurphy@masconomet.org or ktrevenen@masconomet.org or contact TTC for referral assistance.

PROGRAM RESOURCES:

Screenagers Resources – PARENTINGGUIDE (Screenagers)

Unplugged Calendar– daily activities for February which emphasize person to person interaction, health & wellness
The drug-like effect of screen time on the teenage brain (PBS)
Apps to Help Keep Track of What Your Kids Are Doing Online (Commonsense Media)
Teen Cell Phone Contract Sample (Josh Shipp)
Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens (NPR)
Are You a Distracted Parent? (Psychology Today)
How to Cut Children’s Screen Time? Say No to Yourself First! (New York Times)
Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup (Edutopia)

Growing Up Mindful presented by Christopher WillardVideo Recording Available Here

How Kids Can Learn About Mindfulness in Fun, Easy Ways

Teaching Mindfulness to Teens: 5 Ways to Get Buy-In

Teach Mindfulness to Kids with These 10 Picture Books

If You Have Time to Breathe, You Have Time to Meditate

Barry MacDonald Mentoring Boys

Boy Smarts Newsletter samples:

Dr. William Pollack: Understanding the Boy Code

Dr. Peggy Dexler: When Role Models Fall

Learning Styles Inventory

How Is Your Child Smart?

http://2enewsletter.com/

Parent Toolkit:  This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage.

The Secret Life of Teens – Jon Mattleman Resources (December 2015)

RESOURCES on the Learning Benefits of Boredom

Social Media and Internet Safety Resources:

Apps to Help Keep Track of What Your Kids Are Doing Online

Commonsense Media

Internet Safety: Information and Steps You Can Take by Rob Fitzgerald, Digital Forensic Specialist

Family Use Policy for Family Internet Use – helpful is setting parameters with your kids and Internet/electronic device use

Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC)

Cyber bullying
No Child Left Online
Social Network

Bullying & Cyberbullying Presentation by MARC

Bullying and Cyber Bullying 1/14/2014 – Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center from Boxford Cable Tv on Vimeo.

Safe Driving

Safe Driving Contract This driving agreement between adult and teen defines the conditions under which a new driver may maintain driving privileges.

Community Website Links:

Masconomet Regional Schools
Tri-Town Elementary School
Town of Boxford
Town of Middleton
Town of Topsfield
Boxford PTO
Topsfield PTO
Middleton PTO
The Boxford Elementary Schools Trust (B.E.S.T.)
Parent Advisory Committee-Masco (PAC)
Essex County District Attorney