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Updates and signposting to resources - Plymouth Educational Psychology Service

Many of these documents and resources below contain links to further information and guidance

Advice and information for children, families and young people

Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Managing uncertainty in children and young people

LEAP PAIRS Helping Babies Young Children Parents and Carers in the Covid-19 crisis (PDF) [331KB] (opens new window)

Supporting the most vulnerable children and young people interactive (PDF) [12MB] (opens new window)

Wellbeing and mental health for schools and colleges (PDF) [54KB] (opens new window)

If you are worried about Coronavirus

The Anna Freud Website provides a range of resources and practice guidance to support social emotional mental health and wellbeing for vulnerable children and their families. It incorporates advice for professionals alongside information for children, young people, parents and carers. 

Information for schools and settings

Every Mind Matters - Materials for children and young people to help with their mental health

Educational Psychology Service - Schools bereavement guidance (COVID-19) (PDF) [502KB] (opens new window)

Educational Psychology Service - Early Years Setting - Critical Incident Support (COVID-19) (PDF) [413KB] (opens new window)

Educational Psychology Service - Early Years Bereavement Guidance (COVID-19) (PDF) [200KB] (opens new window)

Return to School and Transition Planning

Reset, Recovery and Rebuild: a roadmap for schools to support wellbeing and learning following the gradual lifting of pandemic restrictions

Return to school booklet for Social, Emotional, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Educational Psychology and Communication and Interaction Services (PDF) [110KB] (opens new window)

Planning and Consultation Meetings Guide (PDF) [343KB] (opens new window)

Guidance for Schools: COVID-19 Arrangements for Enhanced Transitions Planning for children transitioning from Year 6 to Year 7 (PDF) [239KB] (opens new window)

Transition Vulnerability Assessment Scale Early Years (PDF) [63KB] (opens new window)

Transition Vulnerability Assessment Scale School Age (PDF) [62KB] (opens new window)

Back to School after COVID -19 (gi.ui.mediatype.powerpoint) [3MB] (opens new window)

Nasen DfE Return to School Handbook (PDF) [5MB]

2020 Transition Recovery and Learning (Primary Schools) (PDF) [2MB]

2020 Transition Recovery and Learning (Secondary Schools) (PDF) [3MB]

Resources to support pupils who experience Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA)

EBSA Guidance for Children (PDF) [231KB]

EBSA Guidance for Young People (PDF) [615KB]

EBSA Guidance for Parents (PDF) [1MB]

EBSA Guidance for Schools (PDF) [2MB]

Resources for educators and parents/carers to support young people following the Keyham critical incident - August 2021.

Parent Guidlines For Helping Youths After Recent Shootings (PDF) [78KB]

Talking To Children About Recent Shootings (PDF) [57KB]

Providing Psychological First Aid Teachers (PDF) [320KB]

Providing Psychological First Aid Support Staff (PDF) [317KB]

Providing Psychological First Aid Principals and Administrators (PDF) [318KB]

Providing Psychological First Aid Parent Tips For Helping Infants and Toddlers After Disasters (PDF) [302KB]

Providing Psychological First Aid Parent Tips For Helping School Age Children After Diasters (PDF) [238KB]

Providing Psychological First Aid Parent Tips For Helping Adolescents After Diasters (PDF) [237KB]

Helping Youths After Community Trauma Tips for Educators (PDF) [78KB]

Research and academic documents

Non-pharmacological interventions to support children who have difficulties with attention, activity, and impulsivity (PDF) [360KB]

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