In Camas School District, we believe student wellness can be greatly supported by parent education. Please take a look through our library of reading and resources, which complement our free parent events, ongoing educator training, student wellness education, and community partnerships.
- “A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use,” publication from Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Foundation
- “Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction,” article by the National Institute on Drug Abuse
- “Respected: Perspectives of Youth on High School & Social and Emotional Learning,” a report for Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) by Civic with Hart Research Associates
- “What Makes Social-Emotional Learning So Important? Four measures that can contribute to developmentally healthy schools,” article by Linda Darling Hammond, School Administrator, September 2018
- “Supporting Your Child Through the Transition to Middle School,” handout by Jennifer McMillan
- “Supporting Your Child Through the Transition to High School,” handout by Jennifer McMillan
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself, book by Kristin Neff
- Siblings Without Rivalry, book by Adele Faber
- Juul E-Cigarettes and Teens: ‘Health Problem of the Decade’?, article by Ana B. Ibarra
- Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self, book by Manoush Zomorodi
- Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, book by Daniel Siegel
- Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence, book by Laurence Steinberg
- Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World, book by Devorah Heitner
- Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in the Digital Age, book by Sherry Turkle
- iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious More Tolerant, Less Happy – And Completely Unprepared for Adulthood, book by Dr. Jean Twenge
- Prevent Coalition – Reduce chemicals in the environment by disposing of medications at a drug take back site.
- Start Talking Now – Find out how to prevent and reduce underage alcohol and marijuana use.
- Community Services Northwest – Addictions – Provider of high-quality, integrated mental health, addictions, and housing services focused on individual strengths and recovery.
- Clark County Crisis Services – Staffed by a team of mental health professionals and certified peer counselors who are trained in crisis intervention, behavioral health crisis services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling the Southwest Washington Crisis Line at 800.626.8137 or TTY 866.835.2755.
- Partnership for Drug-Free Kids – Support and guidance for families struggling with their child’s substance use.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens – Get information to help you talk with your teens about drugs and their effects, and learn where to go to get help.
- Lifeline Connections – A Pacific Northwest substance use and mental health treatment center, providing services since 1962.
- Unite Washougal – Unite supports a variety of programs in our community, including Positive Community Norms, a campaign focused on using data to support positive perceptions and dialogue that impact the healthy habits of our youth.
- Headspace®, meditation app