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…


Mindfulness, relaxation & yoga videos for kids

‘Cosmic Kids Yoga’ channel on YouTube Over 100 of videos on yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence – and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early. Click here to view


Adolescent family violence intervention program: Step-UP

Step-Up is a nationally recognized adolescent family violence intervention program designed to address youth violence toward family members. Violent behavior includes threats, intimidation, property destruction, degrading language and physical violence. The goal of Step-Up is for youth to stop violence and abuse toward their family…


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for parents/carers

  TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS): A GUIDE FOR PARENTS & CARERS The guide contains advice for parents and carers on how to talk to children about coronavirus. Click here to view/download A CARTOON BOOK FOR COVID-19 AWARENESS A cartoon book for children explaining…


Trauma & young people: A guide for parents, carers and professionals

This guide has been developed to help parents, carers and professionals supporting children and young people affected by traumatic events or experiences. This guide aims to provide: A brief overview of some of the signs and symptoms children and young people experiencing trauma may face….


Parenting Children/Young People with developmental trauma (booklet)

A booklet for parents and carers of children who have experienced developmental trauma. It explores the following topics: What is trauma? Information promoting understanding of the developmental milestones of children and young people Strategies that may be helpful whilst parenting a child/young person with a…


Gangs: Advice to parents and carers (booklet)

A booklet advising on the following topics: Why do young people join gangs? Signs to look out for It’s not just the boys What can you do? If your child is already involved What the law says Useful contacts Click here to view/download


Wise up to sexual abuse: A guide for parents & carers

The Wise Up booklet aims to educate parents and carers to become aware of the signs of child sexual abuse in order to: • Identify risky situations • Know how to respond to children’s disclosures • Know who to report concerns to (replace the contact…


Online safety agreement template

FAMILY ONLINE SAFETY AGREEMENT  A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation with your whole family about how you all use the internet, and to start discussions together around how to behave in a positive way when online, whether this is at…


Child and Teen Grief: Information for Parents and Caregivers

The book provides valuable information to parents and caregivers about how grief impacts children and young people and gives advise on how to overcome some of the related difficulties. Contents: Supporting Children and Teens through Grief The Grief Journey Children Aged 3 to 5 Children Aged…


Direct Work Resource Pack

A compilation of various tools for direct work with children and young people. Click here to view/download Contents SECTION 1 Initial visits and getting to know the child or YP SECTION 2 Completing the C&F assessment and basic tools to use (and any of these…


Non-violent resistance booklets for parents & siblings

Non-violent resistance (NVR) addresses violent, destructive and harmful behaviours in children and adolescents. NVR can help parents and carers overcome their sense of helplessness. It can help develop a support network that will stop violent and destructive behaviours both in and out of the home. It can improve relationships…


Parenting after Separation: A Handbook for Parents

This handbook focuses on the needs of children when parents separate and how parents can help meet those needs. Click here to view/download CONTENTS 1 Introduction Who this handbook is for Abuse and safety issues 2 The Experience of Separating for Adults  Separation: A process…


Theraplay activities

A list of 132 theraplay activities for improving parent-child attachment. Click here to view/download


What we need to know to protect our children from sexual abuse

This booklet aims to provide the information parents and carers need to recognise the warning signs of abuse and to build the confidence to do something about it. Contents: Introduction Why do we need to know about child sexual abuse? What is child sexual abuse?…


My feelings & Emotions Tracker

The booklet helps parents/carers to keep track of how their children are feeling each day, what triggers these feelings and their responses to tough situations. Click here to view/download


Home Truths – app teaching about living on your own

About to move out for the first time? Whether you’re moving into student accommodation or your own place, living away from home can be an eye opening and daunting experience. Home Truths is here to teach you EVERYTHING you need to know about living on…


Coping with pressure at school (Teen’s guide)

It takes up five days a week and there are all the pressures of schoolwork, homework, making friends and taking exams. It can seem scary. But we all have bad days (even if we don’t show it!) and on the whole, school is great with…


My feelings workbook: naming & exploring emotions

The workbook enables workers to explain the meaning of various emotions/feelings and promotes a conversation with children about in which situations they experience the discussed emotion. Click here to view/download


Feelings cards; naming feelings

Workers can use this poster to  1. Help children to more accurately express their feelings by developing their emotional vocabulary. 2. Help children learn to recognize the feelings of others by facial expressions. Click here to view/download


Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse – parents’ prevention guide

Protecting Your Child is intended to help parents/guardians better understand the issue of child sexual abuse. Topics covered include the scope of child sexual abuse, personal boundaries, adult supervision, children’s use of internet-enabled devices, concerning sexual behaviour in children, what to talk to your child…