Below is a listing of various organisations that can provide services relating to POST COVID-19.
If any of the details below require updating or amending, let us know
Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs.
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has put together a ‘Managing the transition’ booklet as a guide for schools & colleges for reopening.
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families’ have put together their 6th sixth coronavirus toolkit in the series and it is full of resilience-building resources for children, school staff and parents and carers.
Managing unexpected endings & transitions' booklet that is a practical guide for school staff to support pupils to manage change during periods of disruption, such as change & disruption caused by #coronavirus.
Building resilience - Sesame Street. This digital resource from US children's TV show Sesame Street is full of great videos, printable activities and useful tips for schools, parents and carers.
Coram Life Education has launched a free teaching toolkit to support children’s health and wellbeing when they return to school.
A wonderful, empathetic, child-centred guidance document exploring the return to school by EYFS.
SWGfL has drawn together a list of things to think about in safeguarding as schools welcome all children back from Lockdown. Download here.
Place2Be has put together a series of resources focused on community recovery. Drawing on themes including hope, gratitude and connectedness, these assembly and class activity ideas are intended as a resource for all children.
Reachout ASC have been busy creating resources and advice through the lockdown and here is a collection of free resources you can download.
It offers a range of therapeutic pathways, online courses, on topics including managing anxiety, positive thinking, smoking cessation, and weight management. Counsellors are always online to moderate the service and provide further support.
An online wellbeing hub at www.kent.gov.uk/wellbeing which provides self-help advice and links to local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing during (Covid-19)
A text service for children, young people and adults needing immediate mental health support. This service can be accessed by texting the word “Kent” to 85258. This is a 24/7 text service.
This Social Story is useful for helping SEN children adjust to returning to school, especially as schools will look very different for a while.
Twinkl have put together several useful materials to help EYFS, year 1 and year 6 children to get ready for going back to the classroom following the recent lockdown due to COVID-19.
Coronavirus, and helping children with autism – Episode 4 podcast
Going Back to School This animation outlines the changes children can expect and the emotions for everyone linked to their return to school.
All ten episodes of the Recovery Curriculum are now available. There is also an additional podcast for mental health awareness week on the mental health of children and having conversations about mental health.
Small Steps is a support guide for pre-school settings to help a child with their first steps in their grieving journey. This document is available either online or via hard copy. This is currently available as a free download if you are a member of Threads of Success.