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Meeting the Need For COVID-19 Test Kits: Pivoting From Seattle Flu Study (SFS) & Developing New Rapid Tests Dr. Lutz’s group, in partnership with Dr. Matthew Thompson, UW professor of family medicine and global health, has been working to develop home-based testing for the pandemic response as part of the multi-institution Seattle Flu Study (SFS). When COVID-19 arrived in Seattle, SFS pivoted to become the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) to officially serve [...]
Brief Behavioral Skills Modules Free online behavioral skills training for treat anxiety (brief exposure), depression (behavioral activation), and crisis management (distress tolerance) behavioral skills intervention mental health
CAN DO IT (COVID-19 in Ambulatory Settings: Using NLP to Drive Outcomes and Improve Treatment) Study outline for use of electronic health record data to help providers improve testing, treatment, and patient outcomes related to COVID-19, as well as management of critical patient care disrupted by the pandemic.
Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) The greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network—SCAN for short—is a collaboration between Public Health — Seattle & King County and leading medical, public health, and research organizations, to understand the spread of COVID-19 in the greater Seattle region.
Support for different groups and volunteering opportunities Seattle.gov page with a wide range of general COVID resources, as well as resources for vulnerable populations and volunteering/community fundraising opportunities community donation volunteering
Seattle Times resources for ways to help Seattle Times' comprehensive list of ways to donate or volunteer, and organizations that help you check charity backgrounds before you donate community donation volunteering
Washington Food Fund WA Food fund supports food banks across WA state community donation volunteering
Other ways to help in Washington state Volunteering and community efforts information from Washington State government page community donation volunteering
Other donation and volunteer opportunities in Seattle Volunteering and donation information from Seattle.gov community donation volunteering
Donating to food banks around Seattle Food donation information from Seattle.gov community donation food banks
5 Steps to Help Patients during the Pandemic Five quick steps to helping patients presented by Psychology Resident, Kris Ma patients
Psych Hub Broad Range of General Resources A nationally compiled set of resources for providers, individuals, employers during COVID-19 clinicians front-line mental health patients
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Resources for Psychological First Aid Resources on how to administer Psychological First Aid from the Trauma Recovery Innovations program front-line psychological first aid
How to Address Ageism during COVID-19 Tips for addressing ageism in care with patients and families of older adults from the American Psychological Association front-line older adults patients
How to Assess Front-Line Workers for Mental Health Concerns A step by step guide to how to assess front-line workers presenting with mental health issues during COVID-19 from the American Psychological Association front-line mental health stress
Integrated Care Training Program COVID-19 Resources General resources on mental health treatment relevant to primary care and psychiatry mental health stress
UW Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Dept COVID-19 Resources General resources on mental health and caregiver resources during COVID-19 caregivers mental health stress
Quick Tips for Patients and Ourselves and Psychological First Aid Slides presented by Dr. Kari Stephens providing a QUICK SUMMARIES of mental health and psychological responses to COVID-19, messages for front-line workers, good practices, fatigue management, online forums for clinicians to get support, psychological first aid an more. anxiety coping distress tolerance front-line patients stress
Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook The Wellness Society's free coronavirus anxiety workbook anxiety intervention stress
Quick Tips and Skills for Managing Stress During COVID-19 Quick tip sheet for managing stress during COVID-19 compiled by Valerie Ross, Behavioral Scientist for the Family Medicine Residency Program clinician coping front-line patient stress
Corona Sanity Guide (free) Ten Percent Happier Live offers a website and live meditations daily at noon, as well as an app for free to help people cope during COVID-19 coping meditation stress
Managing Heatlthcare Workers’ Stress with COVID-19 Outbreak The US Dept of Veterans Affairs' National Center for PTSD tips for managing healthcare workers' stress during the COVID-19 outbreak clinicians front-line heatlhcare workers stress
Finding the Right Words to Talk with Children and Teens about Cornavirus Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress's tip sheet on talking with kids and teens about COVID-19 children families teens
UW Huddle – COVID-19 Updates UW Medicine's official website of COVID-19 updates childcare front-line providers resources updates
National Academy of Medicine Clinician Well-Being Resources During COVID-19 NAM's quick resources and strategies for promoting clinician well-being clinician front-line providers self help
Big list of mental health and COVID resoures Mental Health America's list of vetted mental health and COVID resources across many areas family front-line groups heathcare mental health self help tools
How to talk to kids about the cornavirus crisis A quick set of tips on how to talk to children about the Cornavirus crisis from the Child Mind Institute child family parent
Schwartz Center Resources for Health Professionals A list of tips and resources for healthcare professionals to cope with the pandemic
Provider Mental Health Support Resources Find mental health resources to help providers in WA specifically during COVID-19. WA COVID mental health support resources
Immediate resource for quick confidential talk Access a help line to request a confidential talk with one our psychiatry and psychology faculty. distress self help stress
Quick Guide for Psychological First Aid Health Care for Leaders and Managers A set of slides to rapidly explain PFA for managers and leaders to use quickly. managers providers psychological first aid stress team
UW Medicine COVID-19 Support Website UW Medicine's COVID-19 support website of resources support
How to Combat Zoom Fatigue This Harvard Business Review article offers concrete suggestions for battling zoom fatigue. on-line tips self-care zoom fatigue
WHO Domestic Violence and COVID A World Health Organization page with guidance around addressing domestic violence during COVID pandemic. domestic violence DV intimate partner violence
WHO parenting tips: Daily structure Quick tips for parenting from the World Health Organization, with a focus on fostering daily structure for kids and teens. adolescents children kids parenting quick tips
WHO parenting tips: Keeping it Positive Quick tips for parenting from teh World Health Organization, with a focus on staying positive. adolescents children kids parenting quick tips
WHO parenting tips: One on One Time Quick tips for parenting from teh World Health Organization, with a focus on connecting with your family. adolescents children kids parenting quick tips
WHO Mental Health and COVID page The World Health Organization page for coping with mental illness during times of COVID. children kids mental health parenting quick tips
Extensive Guide for Psychological First Aid Health Care providers during COVID An extensive guide for health care works to help guide self-care during COVID pandemic. front-line health care providers heatlh care professionals providers self-care
Guidance for planners of the psychological response to stress by staff and providers The following guidance is collated from research, best practice guidelines and expert clinical opinion. This guidance is not an exhaustive list of recommendations but is intended to inform planners, managers and team leaders of the organisational and psychological processes which are likely to be helpful, or unhelpful, in supporting staff during the early stages of the response to COVID. front-line managers staff support teams
AACAP kids and screentime COVID Tips for parents in managing screen time during COVID from American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry child care parenting
AACAP disaster liaison network online training videos A series of training videos from the American Acadmey of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for behavioral health providers about disaster response in therapy. behavioral health provider social worker
Self Care and suicide prevention during COVID Quick tips from a psychologist for self care and suicide prevention during COVID. patients self-care
APA 7 research findings to help guide COVID stress response American Psychological Association page with seven research findings that illuminate our responses to stress and treatments for stress. behavioral health provider social worker
APA Website: Resources for Psychiatrists, Families, Healthcare workers The American Psychiatry Association page with links for psychiatrists, families and health care providers for addressing COVID stress. front-line healthcare workers PCP staff
Center for Study of Traumatic Stress Workers Resources Comprehensive page from the Center for Study of Traumatic Stress with links to resources for a range of front line staff. front-line healthcare personnel healthcare workers PCP quick tip staff
CDC COVID Stress Coping CDC's page for tips on coping with COVID stress for patients. CDC self-care stress
Biological Psychiatry Podcast Series COVID A series of lectures for providers on a variety of mindfulness topics related to COVID and how to best help patients. behavioral health providers mindfulness podcast providers
Concentric Circle of Control picture A visual tool depicting what we can control vs what we cannot control during COVID crisis to help shift focus in our response. behavioral health provider stress
Mental Health America COVID resource page A comprehensive online portal for providers, patients, families, and first responders, with links to self care tips, financial support ideas, how to support your community, crisis lines and more. adolescents behavioral health providers children front line workers health care professionals kids LGBTQ parenting providers self-care tutorials webinars
Parent / Caregiver Guide to COVID-19 A 5 page guide to parenting during COVID from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. children family guide kids parents recommendations
CDC Emergency Responder Tips for Selfcare General tips from the CDC for first responder self-care CDC first responders front line workers health care professionals tips
Yale Stress Center Tips and resources for general stress reduction from Yale School of Medicine meditation mindfulness self-care
Six Building Blocks Opioid Care Related Resources during the COVID-19 Outbreak Primary care clinics can continue to care for their patients with chronic pain on long-term opioid therapy while maintaining good public health practices during the COVID-19 outbreak.
UW CHWS – Health Workforce Impact Data and News UW Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) is responding to the COVID-19 crisis by engaging in discussions with local, state and national policymakers, tracking COVID-19's effect on health workforce staffing and employment, and tracking ways health care workers are being deployed in response to the crisis.
Sustaining Healthcare Personnel During COVID Quick (one page) strategies for wellbeing for health care professionals
Health Workforce Research Center Directors Identify Strategies to Ensure and Sustain Health Workforce During COVID-19 Pandemic Bianca K. Frogner, PhD, Director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University of Washington (UW) joins six other directors of privately and publicly funded health workforce research centers to highlight state strategies to ensure and sustain the health workforce to meet patient needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.