The following materials and links have been collated by our Educational Psychology Team. The information comes from a wide variety of reliable sources and they would like to thank these sources, in particular their educational psychology colleagues across Scotland. They are happy to discuss any of the advice provided and can be contacted by email.
|CAMHS has gathered together lots of helpful resources from across the internet to help support your mental health and well-being.|
|For staff supporting vulnerable children, including those working in Hub provision. (Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see the training materials)|
|Glasgow Psychological Service has created a set of great resources and web links to support staff during the pandemic.|
|Dr Bruce Perry, American psychiatrist and expert in child trauma, has made a series of short videos with specific reference to COVID-19.|
|The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently published considerations to support mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak. This guidance has specific recommendations for health care workers, caretakers of children, caretakers of older adults and people in isolation.|
|The Division of Educational and Child Psychology has released advice on talking to children about coronavirus. There are five simple tips focusing on honesty, openness and validating children’s emotions.|
|Southend Educational Psychology Service has created a brilliant website which includes a section of activities for teaching staff and other professionals. It contains free online learning opportunities for professionals, relating to Covid-19 and school closure, as well as useful links relating to bereavement support. Scroll down till you reach this section on the website.|