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Dr. Beurkens offers tips for families during COVID-19 outbreak

Posted at 5:27 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 20:45:49-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — While many kids are out of school and families have to find alternative care options, local psychologist Dr. Beurkens is offering tips for families.

Beurkens is a licensed psychologist and executive director of Horizons Development Resource Center in Kent County.

She says while anxiety is at an all time high but there are ways to help like establishing routines, set schedules, maintain the flow of your day.

Beurkens says when things are out of control to focus on things that you can control like getting good sleep, doing activities, eating right.

For resources for parents and kids at home, here are three recommendations:

Khan Academy

PBS Learning

Scholastic

For more information on services she offers, click here.