Family Engagement

Family members set the trend for their children at home. Support families in your communities with workbooks and training on how to speak with their children.
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Engage parents and families as partners to promote good mental health, address mental distress and support their child’s mental illness.

Resources for Families

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Workbooks

Easy to read books along a family’s journey

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Workshops

Trainings that help families start conversations

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Actionable Resources

Activities and tools for families to use in their homes

Key Components that Positively Impact Schools & Families

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Bilingual

Programs are available in English and Spanish
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Seamless Alignment

All Erika’s Lighthouse programs are plug-and-play
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Turn-key & Adaptable

Ready to go, easy to implement and customizable
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Free

All Erika’s Lighthouse programs and resources are free – always

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Resources for Families

Who
  • Programs are best implemented along with Classroom Education
  • Family and Community Engagement staff
  • School Counselors
What
  • Family Workshops, Family Workbooks and other Resources
  • Some resources may be used as Tier-2 for families
Where
  • On-Demand, Virtual or In-Person based on preference.
  • Many resources are pre-recorded and available on YouTube
 
When
  • Before or alongside Classroom Education
  • Throughout the year based on student and family need or request
How
Sample Resources

Hundreds more in the Resource Portal.

 
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“Thanks for all the work we have done. The resources from Erika’s Lighthouse are highly appreciated here among our middle and high school counselors.”

School Counselor

Wisconsin

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“I cannot thank Erika’s Lighthouse enough for all that you all do. We need these resources in school more than ever, and these resources will save lives.”

Educator

Illinois

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“We are incredibly appreciative for our partnership with Erika’s Lighthouse and all of the work that you do! Thanks for being awesome!”

School Counselor

Virginia

Resources Direct to Families

“I want to promote good mental health in my home.”

Good mental health starts at home.

Family Workbook One: We All Have Mental Health: English | Spanish
Learn how you can start conversations, promote good mental health and find easy-to-use tools.

Family Workshop I: We All Have Mental Health: English | Spanish
Understand the basics of mental health, the Erika’s Lighthouse program, and how to support your child.

If you are worried, it is important to take action.

Family Workbook Two: Concerned About My Child: English | Spanish
Learn the signs & symptoms of anxiety and depression and how to start a conversation.

Family Workshop II: Depression & Suicide: English | Spanish
Know the signs & symptoms, the Erika’s Lighthouse program, and how to support your child.

“I am concerned about my child’s mental health.”

“I need to find help for my child.”

Navigating the system can be hard, knowing the details is important.

Family Workbook Three: Getting Help: English | Spanish (coming soon)
Navigate the complicated mental healthcare system to support your child and get them help.

Family Workshop II: Depression & Suicide: English | Spanish
Know the signs & symptoms, the Erika’s Lighthouse program, and how to support your child.