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My self-care plan for older (secondary school & college) children/young peopleĀ 
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My self-care plan for young & older children

My self-care plan for younger (primary school) childrenĀ  This resource is a self-care plan and activity booklet designed for primary school children. It begins by explaining what self-care is and…

FREE DOWNLOAD OF LGBTQI+ MENTAL HEALTH: A BOOKLET FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
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LGBTQI+ mental health: A booklet for young people

The LGBTQI+ Mental Health booklet is a 12-page informational resource designed to support the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex and other gender or sexually diverse young people….

Someone in my family has a mental illness: Workbook for children
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Someone in my family has a mental illness: Workbook for children

Someone in My Family Has a Mental Illness” is an educational workbook created to help children understand and cope when a family member has a mental illness. The workbook uses…

Supporting Youth Who Experience Racism Ideas for Parents and Caregivers
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Supporting Youth Who Experience Racism: Ideas for Parents and Caregivers

The “Supporting Youth Who Experience Racism” handout provides parents and caregivers with practical strategies to help youth of color cope with and respond to racism. In an easy-to-use 3-page format,…

Child development and trauma guide
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Child development and trauma guide

The Child Development and Trauma Guide provides foster carers, adoptive parents, and professionals working with children critical information about typical childhood development pathways and potential indicators of trauma at different…

Resilience Boat: Worksheet for Children
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Resilience Boat Activity: Worksheets for Children

The resilience boat activity created by Young Minds offers a creative way for children to explore sources of stress and support. Using the metaphor of a boat navigating through choppy…

Building Resilience In Young People: Teaching Resource
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Building Resilience In Young People: Teaching Resource

This comprehensive resource provides social workers, teachers and other professionals with tools to help strengthen resilience and coping skills in the youth they serve. The resource focuses on seven essential…

Resilience Toolkit - Activities for Young People teens teenagers
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Resilience Toolkit – Activities for Young People

The resilience toolkit is a comprehensive guide developed to promote resilience and wellbeing in young people aged 10 and over. It contains theory and background on resilience along with a…

Sticky Brain Storybook: Mindfulness Learning for Children
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Sticky Brain Storybook: Mindfulness Learning for Children

This illustrated children’s book uses the story of a girl named Aria to explain the concept of negativity bias in a child-friendly way. It depicts Aria having a difficult week…

MY INSIDE WEATHER: STORYBOOK ABOUT EMOTIONS
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My Inside Weather: Storybook about Emotions

This picture book aims to help children understand and express their emotions using the metaphor of weather. It begins by acknowledging that while it’s easy to talk about the weather…

Mood crew emotions feelings tools programme
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Mood Crew: Tools for Understanding Emotions age 4-10 (Worbook & Activities)

Navigating emotions is an essential part of growing up, and it’s crucial to begin this emotional education at a young age. The DBSA Mood Crew Programme is an educational initiative…

A manual for Empowering young people in preventing gender-based violence through peer education
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5 Session Programme Empowering Teens in Preventing Gender-Based Violence

The ‘A manual for Empowering young people in preventing gender-based violence through peer education‘ is a manual designed to empower teenagers in preventing gender-based violence through peer education. It serves…

Virtual Online Family Time and Contact Fun Activities and Games
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Virtual Family Time/Contact: Fun Activities and Games Guide

‘Virtual Family Time/Contact: Fun Activities and Games’ guide offers a variety of enjoyable online activities for families who connect through platforms like Facebook, Facetime, Skype, and Teams. In some situations,…

The Growth Mindset Workbook for Teens
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The Growth Mindset Workbook for Teens

The Growth Mindset Workbook is a helpful tool for social workers who work with young people. It contains 40 activities designed to teach teens about having a growth mindset. The…

Life Skills for Teenagers with Disabilities: Guide for parents/carers
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Life Skills for Teenagers with Disabilities: Guide for parents/carers

This is a practical guide for parents and caregivers of teenagers with disabilities, focusing on developing life skills to prepare them for adulthood. The guide covers: Transitioning from childhood to…

When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry (storybook)
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When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry (storybook)

“When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry” by Molly Bang is a profound and visually striking children’s book that delves into the complex emotions of anger and frustration. The…

When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief book
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When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief book

“When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief” by Heegaard is a valuable resource designed to assist children in comprehending and managing their feelings of sorrow…

Voice of the Child Toolkit
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Voice of the Child Toolkit

The Voice of the Child Toolkit, developed by Derby City Council, offers a collection of useful tools designed to engage and hear the perspectives of children and young people. This…

Teen power and control wheel
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Teen power and control wheel

The ‘Teen power and control wheel’ illustrates different forms of abuse or unhealthy behavior that can occur in teen relationships. It divides these behaviors into several categories: Physical violence –…

How to explain an FASD diagnosis to your child (booklet)
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How to explain an FASD diagnosis to your child (booklet)

This resource is an 8-page booklet providing tips for caregivers on explaining a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to their child. It was created by CanFASD, a Canadian…

What to do when you worry too much: A kids guide to overcoming anxiety
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What to do when you worry too much: A kids guide to overcoming anxiety

This is a book adapted to assist children in managing anxiety. The book explains that worries are like seeds that can grow if you pay too much attention to them….

Social Stories for Autism & Learning Difficulties
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Social Stories for Autism & Learning Difficulties

BEHAVIOURAL CHALLENGES Chewing Picking my nose Screaming BODY Being naked/private parts Masturbation (boys) Puberty (boys) What are private parts? BOUNDARIES Hugging Hugs Keeping my clothes on (boys) Keeping my clothes…

Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept Storybook
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Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept Storybook

“Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept” is a key resource designed to help kids and the adults in their lives discuss body safety. Focused on the critical concept of safe…

Have You Filled A Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids Book
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Have You Filled A Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids Book

“Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids” by Carol McCloud, with illustrations by David Messing, is a children’s book with a strong message about…

Social Work Supervision and Reflection Tools & Resources
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Social Work Supervision and Reflection Tools & Resources

Exploring Identity, Power, Values and Ethics Social GGRRAAAACCEEESSSS This tool provides a framework called Social GGRRAAAACCEEESSSS for reflecting on different aspects of personal identity as a person and as an…

Domestic abuse through your child's eyes: Parenting guide
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Domestic abuse through your child’s eyes: Parenting guide

This resource is a guide for parents who have experienced domestic abuse to help them understand the impacts on their children and how to support them. It emphasizes that even…

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Information Sheets
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Information Sheets

The resource is a set of 10 information sheets which aims to provide practitioners with knowledge and skills to support children who may have Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The…

Be Smart, Strong Safe Activity Book for ages 10 11-thumbnail
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Be Smart, Strong & Safe: Activity Book for ages 10 & 11

This is an activity book developed by The Canadian Centre for Child Protection designed to teach 10-11 year olds about personal safety and healthy boundaries. It uses engaging exercises to…

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): The Facts Guide
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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): The Facts Guide

This is an informational booklet that provides key facts about female genital mutilation (FGM) and guidance on the issue. It clearly explains what FGM is, the types of procedures involved,…

Graded Care Profile 2 - Quality of Care/Neglect Assessment Tool & Guidance
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Graded Care Profile 2 – Quality of Care/Neglect Assessment Tool & Guidance

The Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) is an updated version of the original Graded Care Profile tool, designed to assess the quality of care provided to an individual child over…