Category: Activities

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…

This is my World: Gathering child's views on self, family, friendships, school, illness & the future
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This is my World: Gathering child’s views on self, family, friendships, school, illness & the future

“This is My World” is an invaluable workbook created to support therapists in their work with children and adolescents diagnosed with a medical illness. The workbook contains a range of activities…

The parents protect! Video for parents/carers about child sexual abuse
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The parents protect! Video for parents/carers about child sexual abuse

“The Parents Protect!” is a video designed for parents and carers to raise awareness about child sexual abuse. With a duration of just over 29 minutes, this video provides a…

Stay Safe Programme resources
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Stay Safe Programme resources

The Stay Safe Programme provides a range of resources designed to promote safety and well-being among children. The resources are originally intended for use in classes or groups, but can…

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

The Busy Bodies Adolescent Development Programme is an educational resource designed to provide information on puberty to children aged between 10 and 14 years old. It consists of a booklet…

A Workbook of Activities Designed to Strengthen Family Relationships
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A Workbook of Activities Designed to Strengthen Family Relationships

Strengthening Family Ties: A Workbook of Activities Designed to Strengthen Family Relationships offers a collection of enjoyable activities to enhance family functioning in five key areas: Building Trust, Family Support,…

Bouncing Back: A creative learning pack for drug & alcohol prevention work with families
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Bouncing Back: A creative learning pack for drug & alcohol prevention work with families

“Bouncing Back: A creative learning pack for drug & alcohol prevention work with families” is a valuable resource designed to assist families in addressing drug and alcohol prevention. This comprehensive…

6 session feelings programme for children affected by domestic abuse
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6 session feelings programme for children affected by domestic abuse

The 6 session Feelings Programme is a structured guide designed to help children and young people who have been affected by domestic abuse develop a better understanding of their emotions…

Young people’s safety questionnaire/toolkit
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Young people’s safety questionnaire/toolkit

The Young People’s Safety Questionnaire/Toolkit is a valuable resource for professionals working with young people aged 13 to 18. Its purpose is to initiate discussions about safety in a non-accusatory…

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Life story work/book: guides,templates & examples

Guides Social Work Handbook: Life story for work children and young people in care Guidance on life story work for social workers by Kent County Council (includes an example of…

101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens (free book)
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101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens (free book)

“101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens” is a comprehensive guide that explores the power of storytelling and metaphors in therapeutic settings for young people. This resource is especially beneficial…

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‘Protect Yourself Rules’ awareness programme (videos, booklet, guidance)

The aim of the awareness program is to teach children 6 age-appropriate rules to remember if they are ever confronted with an unsafe situation. The rules are: Safe touch and unsafe touch…

The Teen Relationship Workbook: for professionals helping teens to develop healthy relationships and prevent domestic abuse; 68 worksheets
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The Teen Relationship Workbook: for professionals helping teens to develop healthy relationships and prevent domestic abuse; 68 worksheets

The Teen Relationship Workbook is a valuable resource designed for professionals working with teenagers to address and prevent relationship abuse. With a collection of 68 worksheets, this workbook can be…

the-anxiety-workbook-for-teens
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The Anxiety Workbook For Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anxiety & Worry

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens is a comprehensive resource filled with exercises and activities specifically designed to help teenagers understand and cope with anxiety and worry. This 186-page workbook offers…

Children’s Participation Toolkit for Social Workers (activities & worksheets)
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Children’s Participation Toolkit for Social Workers (activities & worksheets)

The Children’s Participation Toolkit for Social Workers is a comprehensive booklet designed to facilitate the active involvement of children in the social work process. Packed with engaging activities, worksheets, and…

Free online bedtime stories exploring real-life issues
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Free online bedtime stories exploring real-life issues

Storyberries is an online platform that provides free bedtime stories for children, addressing a wide range of real-life issues. With a collection of both classic tales and contemporary stories, Storyberries…

Relax like a cat: Relaxation Exercise for Children
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Relax like a cat: Relaxation Exercise for Children

“Relax Like a Cat” is a vibrant and engaging booklet designed to teach young children relaxation exercises. The booklet focuses on two techniques: controlled breathing and muscle relaxation. Through the…

Signs of Safety workbook & planning workbook
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Signs of Safety workbook & planning workbook

Signs of Safety Workbook The Signs of Safety Workbook is a comprehensive and practical resource designed to support practitioners and supervisors in their implementation of the Signs of Safety approach….

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

“Autism, My Sibling, and Me” is a colorful workbook specifically designed to engage and support young children who have a sibling with autism. Filled with vibrant illustrations and cartoon characters,…

‘Say it your own way’: 40+ worksheets facilitating children's participation in assessment
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‘Say it your own way’: 40+ worksheets facilitating children’s participation in assessment

‘Say it your own way’ is an inclusive and empowering booklet that prioritises the voice of the child, their wishes, feelings, and views. It consists of 40+ engaging worksheets designed…

Calm Harm - Mobile App to manage self-harming
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Calm Harm – Mobile App to manage self-harming

Calm Harm is a mobile app designed to assist individuals in managing or resisting the urge to self-harm. The app provides a private and password-protected space for users to access…

'Animal talk' activity: Using animal pictures to get to know children and discuss their views and feelings
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‘Animal talk’ activity: Using animal pictures to get to know children and discuss their views and feelings

‘Animal talk’ is a valuable resource designed to help social workers and other practitioners engage in open and meaningful conversations with children, allowing them to get to know children on…

Getting to know a child's routine activity tool
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Getting to know a child’s routine activity tool

The ‘Getting to know a child’s routine activity tool’ supports social workers to gain an understanding of a child’s or young person’s daily routine in an engaging way. The document…

Getting along: How anger works & Keeping cool - A group program for aggression control (young people)
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Getting along: How anger works & Keeping cool – A group program for aggression control (young people)

The ‘Getting along: How anger works & Keeping cool – A group programme for aggression control’ booklet from the Centre for Clinical Interventions and YouthLink uses the metaphor of a…

Help me understand: A booklet to help children, young people and workers talk about an adult’s alcohol and drug treatment
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Help me understand: A booklet to help children, young people and workers talk about an adult’s alcohol and drug treatment

The booklet aims to help children and young people understand and talk about parental alcohol and drug treatment. It validates children’s feelings, emphasising addiction is not their fault. Sections cover…

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TF-CBT Triangle of Life – Mobile game app

This free app, which is based on Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, has been designed to support traumatised children (aged 8-12) to heal by helping them better understand their thoughts, feelings…

Ecomap Activity template
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Ecomaps: Guide For Social Workers, Examples and Templates

(You can download the guidance below in a PDF document here and a Word Ecomap Template here.) Ecomap Overview An ecomap is a key visual aid in social work, aimed at…

Healthy Relationships Workbook (for people with learning difficulties)
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Healthy Relationships Workbook (for people with learning difficulties)

The “Healthy Relationship Workbook” is a valuable resource designed to support individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in understanding and navigating healthy relationships. This workbook, written in plain English and…