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Storybooks To Help Children Build Resilience

Andrea Cody & Dr. Arethusa Kirk
Posted at 10:39 AM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 11:39:24-05

These past few years have been tough on families everywhere, and now more than ever, it is important for families and providers to help children build resilience and healthy communities together. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind Sesame Street, is launching new resources on January 20th, 2022, to help children build resilience to thrive in their communities, made possible by support from UnitedHealthcare.

The new Sesame Street in Communities content includes a comprehensive course for caregivers and social service and healthcare providers to help implement new resilience resources with the children they serve. Senior Project Manager of the Sesame Street project, Andrea Cody and national senior medical director with UnitedHealthcare, Dr. Arethusa Kirk discuss the importance of behavioral health support for children and families and how Sesame Workshop provides resources to build upon child resiliency.

Available in English and Spanish, the new package of resources is free for all parents and providers at