On-Line Support and Pastoral Library:
Barnardo’s ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service
See, Hear, Respond is a service provided across England by Barnardo’s and other national and local community-based organisations in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
See, Hear, Respond, provides support to children, young people and their families who aren’t currently seeing a social worker or other agency, and who are struggling to cope with the emotional impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). See, Hear, Respond will support from pre-birth up to 18 years of age and those with special educational needs under the age of 25.
See, Hear, Respond will contact every referral made, so no child is missed. Help is available in one or more of four ways:
You can access via the ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service self-referral webpage or Freephone 0800 151 7015.
Health, Wellbeing and Emotional Wellbeing Support for Children in Surrey
Guide for Parents and Carers, September 2020 from the NHS, Healthy Schools Surrey and Surrey County Council. Your child’s health and wellbeing is important to us and now more than ever we want to ensure you know how to access the right advice, guidance and support for your family at the right time. This brief guide aims to summarise the key resources available to help maintain your child’s wellbeing and address any emotional needs
- What is Anxiety? Helping you to support your child.
- Strategies for Managing Anxiety. Helping you to support your child.
- Transitions to a new School: COVID-19. Helping you to support your child.
- Returning to school following lockdown and COVID-19. Helping you to support your child.
- Anxiety in the context of COVID-19. Helping you to support your child.
A child and adolescent psychiatrist at Priory Group - Dr Hayley van Zwanenberg - has recently provided valuable advice for parents on how to talk to their child about anxiety. They have produced an infographic using this information, which parents can use when explaining to their child why anxiety can happen, when it can happen and what they can do if they do become anxious.
If there isn't a course available that suits your timings, the course is available on line at:
Childline has a website for children under 12
You’ll find helpful info on things like: bullying, family, friends, feelings, school, abuse and staying safe. Further information: https://www.childline.org.uk/kids/
We have a number of books in our room which support many of the issues children face. From welcoming a new family member to coping with a loved ones death, from understanding puberty to living with a sibling with behaviour issues, we've got it covered.
Please let me know if you'd like to borrow something.