A short guide produced by Camden Learning, with the aim to support any staff who might have to have conversations with parents who are feeling anxious and distressed. This contains tips and prompts to help manage these conversations, as well as methods on challenging unhelpful thoughts and additional resources.
Audience: Senior Leadership
Information about how schools can manage their critical incident (bereavement) response in relation to COVID-19. Information includes initial school response, how to support a bereaved child or young person, children’s concepts of death by age, how to react and speak to a bereaved child and supporting a bereaved child in the classroom.
Guidance from Camden Schools Services and the Camden Education Psychology Service which sets out principles to be considered by senior leadership teams in schools and Early Years Settings when planning for the return of children and young people as part of the phased return from June onward. Also contains links to additional resources.
Webpage containing links to the online form(s) educational settings should use to submit their record of attendance to Department for Education, and supporting spreadsheet.
Official interim safeguarding guidance from the Department for Education about how to follow safeguarding procedures when planning remote education strategies and teaching remotely during COVID-19.
Official interim safeguarding guidance from the Department for Education on keeping children safe in education settings; including the role of the local authority in aiding with this phased return.
A professional blog by Dr Emma Morris; Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre, urging professionals to keep in mind the children of separated parents during the Coronavirus lockdown in order to ensure a loss of support is minimised.