Coronavirus – free resources for children

A Kid’s Guide to Coronavirus This colourful picture book gives children the answers when it comes to explaining what the virus is, how it spreads, and what they can do to help, in gentle and simple language that even the youngest kids can follow. It…


Colouring books for mindfulness and relaxation

Adult Coloring Book 40 nice relaxing and stress relieving patterns Click here to view/download Mindful Coloring A Simple & Fun Way to Reduce the Stress in Your Life Nine colouring sheets with an introduction about the benefits of colouring and guidance. Click here to view/download…


I Gotta Feeling: Top Tips For Feeling Good booklet, for youths

This booklet lists some things that young people have found helped them feel better when they felt sad, stressed or angry and some things that help you feel good generally. Contents – tips covered: Talk to someone Do something you enjoy Find ways to chill…


Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt (teen violence booklet)

This booklet on teen dating violence provides information and resources for victims, aggressors, and friends. It includes discussion of issues particular to disabled youth, same-sex relationships and cultural beliefs. Click here to view/download


Young Parents Postnatal Programme Workbook

The postnatal programme will give mothers the support they need in the first few weeks of their baby’s life. The programme is aimed at increasing their skills to look after their baby and themselves. Sessions covered: Week 1: Primary Birth Visit Week 2: Attachment &…


Dealing with Trauma: A TF-CBT Workbook for Teens

This workbook has been developed for use with teenagers who experienced one or more traumatic events. The activities in the workbook correspond to the treatment components of the Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) model, which was developed by Judith Cohen, Anthony Mannarino, and Esther Deblinger…


How to talk to your child about knives (a parents’ guide)

This leaflet holds practical advice for parents/carers on what they can do to reduce the likelihood of a child carrying a knife. The guide aims to give some pointers on what to look for, how to raise the subject and who to contact if parents…


Feelings faces: How do you feel today?

A poster with 60+ faces depicting a range of emotions which can be used during 1:1 direct work with children and young people. Click here to view/download


Promoting Emotional Resilience in Children: A Resource Pack

This pack is designed to provide useful information and materials on the subject of promoting resilience with the aim of promoting activity in this important area. It is not intended as a course on resilience, but a range of activities which can address various issues,…


My Feelings Colouring Chart

My feelings colouring chart enables children to indicate how happy they are in the areas of friends, home, hobbies, school, family and all about you. Click here to view/download


Social Emotional Workbook for Teens

This SEL Workbook includes a printable and digital version with 27 important social emotional learning topics: The Teen Brain Anxiety / Worry Mindfulness for Teens Attendance Teen Depression Healthy Relationships & Friendships Growth Mindset Self-Control Self-Esteem Anger Bullying Test Prep SMART Goals Personal Hygiene Divorce…


Alternatives to smacking, physical/corporal punishment (booklets)

Alternatives to Smacking Children booklet by NAPCAN A small booklet providing advice regarding: Why smacking is a bad idea Helping kids to behave without having to hit Things to try if you are at the end of your tether! Behavior is a family business Self-care…


Revised Children’s Anxiety and Depression Scale (and Subscales) (RCADS)

The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) is a 47-item, youth self-report questionnaire with subscales including: separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and low mood (major depressive disorder). It also yields a Total Anxiety Scale (sum of…


30+ tools for 1:1 work with children (assessment, planning & intervention)

The Kids Central Toolkit aims to provide workers and services with information, resources and tools to use child-centred approaches in their work with children, young people and families. The Toolkit is based around six key principles that support child-centred practice, and each principle includes a…


Caring for Kids after Trauma, Disaster and Death: A guide for parents & professionals

Click here to view/download CONTENTS: SECTION I: REACTIONS TO DISASTER AND TRAUMA CHAPTER 1: CHILDREN’S REACTIONS TO DISASTERS AND TRAUMAIntroductionTraumatic stress reactions in children Age guide to children’s reactionsA note on trauma and bereavement CHAPTER 2: IDENTIFYING CHILDREN AT RISKRisk factors related to traumatic eventsNatural…


Developmental Milestones Checklists & App

Parents/carers (with or without support from workers) can use this CDC’s checklist to track their child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years; get tips from CDC for encouraging their child’s development; and find out what to do if they are ever concerned about…


Book of Learning & Earning for Care Leavers

This book is for young adults (aged between 16 and 25) in England who have recently left care, or are in the process of leaving care. “Leaving care and moving into adult life is a big change to go through. This book has been written…


Activities to do with your family over the transition to Secondary School

This ‘Moving Up’ pack has fun activities parents/carers can do with children before they start their new school. The worksheets include topics such as: My profile Picture of you What family, friends and teachers say about you Getting organised Getting to school Keeping safe Uniform…


Preparing a child for loss (booklet)

The booklet aims to help you prepare and talk to a child or children about your death. It’s for parents or guardians who are near the end of life. Partners, grandparents and close family members may find it useful, too. It may also help you…


Programme for victims and survivors of domestic abuse

The Power to Change booklet provides advice on how to set up and run support groups for victims and survivors of domestic violence. Click here to view/download Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction to support and self-help groups for survivors of domestic violence 1.1. Introduction 1.2. Development…


Suicide safety planning app: Beyond Now

The Beyond Now suicide safety planning app helps service users stay safe if they are experiencing suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or crisis. A safety plan is for people to use when they are feeling unsafe or suicidal – a plan to remind themselves of reasons…