Resources for Families

Thank you for accessing our turn-key resources for families. Below you will find a set of programs, videos, books and guides that will help empower you and your family to take control of your mental health.

Family Workshop I

School communities can host this Family Workshop, or distribute on-demand videos, to engage and educate families. This workshop integrates seamlessly with the Level I curriculum for grades 4-6.

Family Handbook

This free guide can be easily distributed to families. From good mental health, to educating families about signs and symptoms to helping facilitate conversations – the Family Handbook is a beginner’s guide for mental wellness.

Family Workshop II

School communities can host this Family Workshop, or distribute on-demand videos, to engage and educate families. This workshop integrates seamlessly with the Level II and III curricula for grades 5-12.

All Resources

In addition to our workshops and handbook, Erika’s Lighthouse has a number of resources that are designed to support families.

Family Engagement & Education

Educate and engage parents, caregivers and families to create truly inclusive and supportive school cultures.
The Family Engagement program was updated through a generous grant from the Imagine Learning Foundation.

NEW Family Workbook Series

One: We All Have Mental Health 
English | Spanish

Two: Concerned About Your Child
English | Spanish

Three: Getting Help (Coming soon!)

Supplemental Resources:
Family Workbook Bookmark (English/Spanish)
Good Mental Health Plan (Spanish)
Building Resiliency  (Spanish)
Resiliency, Hopefulness & Happiness (Spanish)
At-Risk Populations (Spanish)
Trusted Adults Worksheet  (Spanish)
Let's Talk. A Conversation Guide for Families (Spanish)
Criteria for Diagnosing Depression (Spanish)
Criteria for Diagnosing Anxiety  (Spanish)
Sharing Information with Family/Caregivers (Spanish)
Sharing Information with Older Siblings (Spanish)
Sharing Information with Younger Siblings  (Spanish)

Parent Handbook on Childhood and Teen Depression
English | Spanish | Bookmark


Family Workshops

Family Workshop I: We All Have Mental Health

On-Demand Virtual Workshop
English Vimeo | YouTube
Spanish Vimeo | YouTube

DIY In-Person Workshop
Facilitator's Guide: English | Spanish
Slideshow: English | Spanish
Level I Video: English | Spanish

Program Evaluation: Google Survey

Family Workshop II: Depression & Suicide
On-Demand Virtual Workshop
English Vimeo | YouTube
Spanish Vimeo | YouTube

DIY In-Person Workshop
Facilitator's Guide: English | Spanish
Slideshow: English | Spanish
Level II Video | Level III Video

Program Evaluation: Google Survey

Awareness into Action Activities for Families

Mental Health Bingo  (Spanish)
Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Health (Spanish)
Deep Breathing Techniques  (Spanish)
Family Conversation Journal  (Spanish)
Circle of Control  (Spanish)
5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Techniques  (Spanish)
Kindness Flowers  (Spanish)
Mindfulness Jars  (Spanish)
Word Breathing  (Spanish)
How do you feel today? (Spanish)
Good Mental Health Week (Spanish)
Feelings Thermometer (Spanish)


Engage

Family Letter/Email
Make a copy of the template and customize for your school!
English | Spanish

Intervention Language for Family
English (Canva) | Spanish (Canva)

Depression Discussion Guide
English| Spanish


Universal Resources Across Programs

Managing Your DepressionEnglish (Canva) | Spanish (Canva)
Mental Health ChecklistEnglish (Canva) | Spanish (Canva)
Positive Coping MechanismsEnglish | Spanish
Shared VocabularyEnglish (Canva) | Spanish (Canva)
Warning Signs and SymptomsEnglish (Canva) | Spanish (Canva)

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