Family Meeting Parents’ Guidance & Templates

This is a comprehensive guide for parents and carers, explaining the benefits of family meetings and outlining many ideas on how to make family meeting most effective and enjoyable for all family members. Contents IntroductionHow to Use This Family Meeting AlbumWhy have Family Meetings?Steps for…


Three Islands Activity guidance, template & record sheets

‘Three islands’ is a fun direct work activity which enabels social workers and other practitioners to establish what and who children they work with like and what or who they don’t like or are worried about. The child is asked to draw a picture of…


Stress Management Wellbeing Workbooks

The aim of these Wellbeing Workbooks is to help individuals learn more about stress and the things they can do to help reduce their stress when they feel very worried or anxious. There are four workbooks altogether and they should each take around 2 hours…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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


Meet Mr Ant: Anger Management Programme for Children

The Program is organised as a Teaching and Learning Kit, comprised of: Picture Video Book: Meet Mr Angry Ant! Teacher Program & Guide: with full teaching/learning program notes, background information, suggested activity sequence, Activity Cards and handouts, and other Print Masters The “Meet Mr Angry…


Stay Safe Programme resources

While originally intended for use in classes/groups, the resources (activities, worksheets, songs, videos and others) can be also used during 1:1 work with children. The lessons plans are divided into five Stay Safe Topics: • Feeling Safe and Unsafe • Friendship and Bullying • Touches…


Education on puberty for 10-14yrs old: Busy Bodies Programme 

Busy Bodies Adolescent Development Programme provides information on the physical and emotional changes that children may experience during puberty, to reassure them that puberty is a normal part of growing up.  Busy Bodies is a useful resource to help support both workers and parents in providing…


A Workbook of Activities Designed to Strengthen Family Relationships

Strengthening Family Ties: A Workbook of Activities Designed to Strengthen Family Relationships contains fun activities related to five areas of family functioning which are: Building Trust, Family Support, Kindness, Communication, and Working Together. It is recommended that activities in the first section, Building Trust, be…


6 session feelings programme for children affected by domestic abuse

The guide below outlines a 6 session Feelings Programme. It details activities which can be completed with a child or young person who has lived with domestic abuse which may have impaired their ability to understand emotional situations and respond appropriately. They may not be…