Parenting resources are provided here to help parents utilize the same approaches with their children as houseparents, teachers and counseling staff at St. Joseph’s Indian School. Click on the image below for a printable pdf or ask your Family Service Counselor to print, laminate and mail a copy to you.
For inspiration about keeping students busy at home, check out these resources.
Strengths-Based Parenting Resource
Strengths-Based Parenting is an approach that glances at the weaknesses and gazes at the strengths. This is the approach St. Joseph’s Indian School uses in all facets of our work. Staff receive specific training to ensure consistency across the organization.
Handling Homesickness Resource
Feelings of homesickness are common. Here parents and their children who prepare to handle homesickness offer some insights into making the transition to residential school more comfortable for everyone. Always know that your child’s family service counselor is available to assist you with this.
Student Return Winter 2021 Resources
Student Return Winter 2021 Resources are included below to help ease the transition back to school. These have been mailed home and placed on the Family Connections Facebook page, as well.