Later Life Letters guides & examples

Later Life Letter by West Sussex County Council & Children first – Guidance & Examples The guide covers the following topics:  IntroductionThe Role and Purpose of the Later Life LetterThe Content of the Later Life LetterWhat to Consider when Writing the Later Life Letter?References Click…


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…


Theraplay activities

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


Life story book templates & examples

Guides Making History: A Social Worker’s Guide to Life Books An excellent guide for social workers on how to create a life strory book. Click here to view Social Work Handbook: Life story for work children and young people in care Guidance on life story…


Children’s Guide to Adoption (Booklet)

Below are two different booklets which help children understand what adoption is and answer some of the questions children may have. The booklets have similar content but different design and are therefore listed together. They cover the following topics: What is adoption? What is a social…


A younger child’s guide to adoption (booklet)

This booklet tells a story of Harry who is being adopted. Harry explains what a birth family, foster family and adoptive family is, why sometimes birth parents cannot look after their children and the good things about living with an adoptive family. He then talks about an…