Coping with domestic abuse: Booklet for CHILDREN aged 6 to 12

The information in this booklet is meant to help children and their parents who live with domestic abuse. It is hoped that it will help them to understand what is happening and will encourage them to talk to other people who can help. Contents: What…


Helping teenagers to cope with Domestic Abuse booklet

It is hoped that the information in this booklet will in some way help teenagers and parents to live a life free from violence and abuse. It will also help parents to understand: • The ways domestic abuse affects young people and their development. •…


Easy pleasy cook book for care leavers – cooking on a budget

A cook book designed by The Children’s Society and Cheshire East Council to help young care leavers cook for themselves on a tight budget – on 62 pages, it describes easy to cook recipes ranging from fried eggs to delicious curry. Click here to view/download


Parenting Positively – Helping Teenagers To Cope With Death booklet

This booklet provides guidance to parents in helping their teenage children cope with the death of a loved one. Contents: Teenage reactions to death Parenting a bereaved teenager My teenager has been bereaved: What can I do to help? Frequently Asked Questions Finding Help Useful…


Brothers, Sisters, and Autism: A Parent’s Guide

Brothers, Sisters, and Autism: A Parent’s Guide addresses topics that range from dealing with perceived discrepancies in fairness to facilitating a positive relationship between siblings. The topics addressed in this resource include: • Strategies and resources to help teach your children about their sibling with autism…


Life as an Autism Sibling: A Guide for Teens

Life as an Autism Sibling: A Guide for Teens is written in a Q&A format. It addresses the challenges that teenage siblings might face as a result of having a brother or sister with autism, while also providing tips and advice on how to deal with…


Autism, My Sibling, and Me – colorful workbook (for young sibling)

Autism, My Sibling, and Me is a colorful workbook specifically designed to engage young children. A host of cartoon characters accompany children as they learn about what autism means for their brother or sister. The resource also aims to guide young siblings through any autism-related questions…


Calm Harm – Mobile App to manage self-harming

Calm Harm provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm and it’s completely private and password protected. What does it do? The four categories of tasks target the main reasons for why people self harm: Distract helps to combat the urge by…


Pre-Birth Assessment Tool

This Pre-Birth Assessment Tool is designed to help professionals to carefully consider a range of issues in relation to the mother’s pregnancy and the family’s circumstances and to tease out issues that have potential for having a significant negative impact on the child. The tool draws…


A Self Help Guide to Controlling Anger booklet for adults

This 24-page booklet contains information and worksheets helping readers: Recognise whether they may be experiencing anger problems. Understand what anger is, what causes it and what keeps it going. Find ways to understand, manage or overcome their anger. Click here to view/download


Coping with Bullying: Booklet for CHILDREN aged 6 to 12

A colourful booklet to be read by children to help them understand, cope with and prevent being bullied. It covers the following topics: What is bullying? How might bullying make me feel? Why do some children bully? I am being bullied. What can I do?…


Children and Domestic Violence Fact Sheet Series

A set of 10 fact sheets created for parents whose children have been affected by domestic violence. The sheets cover the following topics: How Does Domestic Violence Affect Children? Celebrating Your Child’s Strengths Before You Talk to Your Children: How Your Feelings Matter Listening and…


Coping with self-harm: A Guide for Parents and Carers

The guide provides information for parents and families about self-harm and its causes and effects. It is based on current research on self-harm and on the interviews with parents whose children self-harmed. It contains quotes from them with advice for other parents as well as…


Guides to OCD for children, young people & parents (booklets)

Children’s OCD guide OCD Kids’ booklet and is aimed at very young children and is created to try and explain in very simple terms what Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is by using our cartoon characters, Jolly and Grump to illustrate OCD. It is printed in large A4…


Child Protection: Consultation with children toolkit

This beautifully illustrated guide describes various interactive techniques which social workers can use to engage children in a child protection process. The booklet not only provides various tips on activities which can be used but also contains a range of tools which professionals can print out. Contents: 1….


Getting to know a child’s routine activity tool

This tool supports social workers to gain an understanding of a child’s or young person’s daily routine in an engaging way. The document contains 40+ individual slips with various activities/feelings which a child is asked to sort out into three piles – every day, sometimes…


Living with a drug user: a booklet for the parents of drug users

A comprehensive 53 page booklet tackling in depth the many questions parents have when they find out a child is using drugs. This is an excellent resource for all parents of drug users and provides the tools needed to cope with most situations. It also…