Category: Activities

My Anxiety Workbook: My toolkit for dealing with my worries, anxiety and stress
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My Anxiety Workbook: My toolkit for dealing with my worries, anxiety and stress

“My Anxiety Workbook: My toolkit for dealing with my worries, anxiety and stress” is a comprehensive booklet designed specifically for older children to equip them with the necessary skills to…

Parent's Guide to Talking to Children About Alcohol and Drugs
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Parent’s Guide to Talking to Children About Alcohol and Drugs

This guide is aimed at parents, guardians and others who care for children. It can help them to understand the risks related to alcohol and drug use in teenagers. It…

My Body is My Body: Musical Child Abuse Prevention Programme
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My Body is My Body: Musical Child Abuse Prevention Programme

“My Body is My Body” Musical Child Abuse Prevention Programme is an amazing free musical animated program that provides a unique and engaging approach to discussing the difficult topic of…

Team Building Activities (Small & Large Groups)
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Team Building Activities (Small & Large Groups)

This booklet is designed for social workers and other practitioners looking for creative and engaging ways to promote teamwork and collaboration in various age groups. Whether working with younger children,…

Icebreakers for Children & Adults (Small & Large Groups)
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Icebreakers for Children & Adults (Small & Large Groups)

Our booklet of icebreaking activities is an essential resource for social workers and other practitioners who work with diverse groups of people of all ages. These activities can be used…

Managing emotions toolkit for children (worksheets & guidance)
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Managing emotions toolkit for children (worksheets & guidance)

This book is a guide for parents, social workers, and other professionals to help children deal with their emotions, specifically focusing on anger and anxiety. The book provides various tools…

My Coping Toolbox booklet (ages 6-12)
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My Coping Toolbox booklet (ages 6-12)

“The My Coping Toolbox” booklet is a valuable resource designed for children aged 6-12 to learn and practice new ways to cope with difficult emotions such as worry, overwhelm, stress,…

Boys 2: Workbook supporting boys to develop healthy sexual relationships
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Boys 2: Workbook supporting boys to develop healthy sexual relationships

“Boys 2: Workbook Supporting Boys to Develop Healthy Sexual Relationships” is a resource workbook developed as part of Barnardo’s BOYS 2 Research Project. The project aims to support professionals in…

Girls Talk: Workbook for girls engaging in harmful sexual behaviour
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Girls’ Talk: Workbook for girls engaging in harmful sexual behaviour

“Girls Talk: Workbook for Girls Engaging in Harmful Sexual Behaviour” is a comprehensive resource developed for professionals working with girls and young women who have displayed harmful sexual behavior. It…

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Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9: A CBT Workbook on Anger Management

Help children to understand and manage their anger with this fun and imaginative workbook. The Anger Gremlin is a naughty creature and his favourite food is your anger! The more…

A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger
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A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger

“A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger” is a valuable resource that offers a clear and effective approach to understanding and managing children’s anger. This book provides…

Safety Planning with Children & Youth: Domestic Abuse
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Safety Planning with Children & Youth: Domestic Abuse

“Safety Planning with Children & Youth: Domestic Abuse” is a comprehensive resource designed to assist professionals, caregivers, and individuals working with children and young people who have been impacted by…

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100+ videos teaching children social & emotional skills

The link below is to website PBS Learning Media which lists hundreds of videos focused on enhancing social and emotional development in children. The videos can be sorted out by…

Family Meeting Parents' Guide & Templates
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Family Meeting Parents’ Guide & Templates

The Family Meeting Parents’ Guide & Templates is a valuable resource for social workers working with families. It provides practical information, step-by-step instructions, and templates to support parents and carers…

Three Islands templates activity social worker children voice wishes and feelings
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Three Islands Activity guidance, template & record sheets

The Three Islands is a fun and interactive direct work activity for social workers and practitioners to engage children in exploring their preferences, views, wishes and concerns. This activity enables…

Stress Management Wellbeing Workbooks
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Stress Management Wellbeing Workbooks

The Stress Management Wellbeing Workbooks are designed to help individuals learn about stress and develop strategies to reduce worry and anxiety. There are four workbooks in total, each taking around…

Mindful Coloring A Simple & Fun Way to Reduce the Stress in Your Life
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Colouring books for mindfulness and relaxation

Positive Affirmation & Motivational Coloring Sheets The “Positive Affirmation & Motivational Coloring Sheets” combine art and mental wellness to help people feel calm, confident, and relaxed. With uplifting messages and…

"My child is..." parent questionnaire
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“My child is…” parent questionnaire

The “My Child Is…” parent questionnaire is a valuable tool that enables social workers to gain insight into the thoughts and perspectives of parents. This concise one-page sheet provides an…

Dealing with Trauma: A TF-CBT Workbook for Teens
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Dealing with Trauma: A TF-CBT Workbook for Teens

The Dealing with Trauma: A TF-CBT Workbook for Teens is a valuable resource designed to assist therapists in working with teenagers who have experienced one or more traumatic events. This…

All about me: Direct work sheets & activities (booklet)
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All about me: Direct work sheets & activities (booklet)

The All About Me: Direct Work Sheets & Activities booklet is an engaging and interactive resource developed by Socialworkerstoolbox.com. With 40 thoughtfully designed sheets, it aims to prioritise the voice…

Promoting Emotional Resilience in Children: A Resource Pack
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Promoting Emotional Resilience in Children: A Resource Pack

The “Promoting Emotional Resilience in Children: A Resource Pack” is a comprehensive collection of materials and information aimed at supporting the development of emotional resilience in children. This pack offers…

Child and Youth Participation Toolkit (wishes/feelings direct work worksheets/activities)
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Child and Youth Participation Toolkit (wishes/feelings direct work worksheets/activities)

The Child and Youth Participation Toolkit, developed by Tusla Child and Family Agency, is an invaluable resource designed to facilitate meaningful engagement with children and young people. This comprehensive toolkit…

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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…

Programme for victims and survivors of domestic abuse - The Power to Change
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Programme for victims and survivors of domestic abuse – The Power to Change

The Power to Change booklet is a valuable resource for setting up and running support groups for domestic violence survivors. It covers topics such as facilitator competencies, group development and…

Adolescent family violence intervention program: Step-UP
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Adolescent family violence intervention program: Step-UP

Step-Up is a nationally recognized adolescent family violence intervention program that provides valuable resources for social workers and other practitioners working with youth and families. The program is designed to…

Heads Up! A toolkit of sessions to run with young people to promote mental health & emotional well-being
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Heads Up! A toolkit of sessions to run with young people to promote mental health & emotional well-being

“Heads Up! A Toolkit of Sessions to Run with Young People to Promote Mental Health & Emotional Well-being” is a comprehensive resource designed to support professionals working with young people…

FREE DOWNLOAD OF MY FEELINGS WORKBOOK: NAMING & EXPLORING EMOTIONS
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My feelings workbook: naming & exploring emotions

The “My Feelings Workbook” is a powerful resource designed to help children recognise and explore their emotions. This book aims to support children in the healing process by teaching them…

Post-natal Depression Self Help Workbook: Gaining control of your life after having a baby
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Post-natal Depression Self Help Workbook: Gaining control of your life after having a baby

The Post-natal Depression Self Help Workbook is a valuable resource for women who are experiencing mild to moderate depression during or after pregnancy, as well as those recovering from severe…

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Feelings cards; naming feelings

Social workers can use the Feelings Cards: Naming Feelings Poster in various ways to support children’s emotional development and enhance their understanding of feelings. Here are some suggestions: Individual Sessions:…

Domestic abuse: educational toolkit - activities & resources for children/young people
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Domestic abuse: educational toolkit – activities & resources for children/young people

The “Spiralling” educational toolkit is a comprehensive resource designed to address and prevent domestic abuse among children and young people. It features a compelling short film that portrays an abusive…