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The COVID-19 outbreak is a challenging time for many, but can be particularly challenging for those caring for children who have experienced trauma. Below you will find a list of resources that aim to help you look after you and your families’ wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak. To access the webpage, please click on the link while holding down the CTRL key.

Resources for looking after your wellbeing

  • Coronavirus and your wellbeing – Here you can find information on taking care of your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak. The website also gives practical advice for staying at home, and guidance on support for work, benefits and housing.
  • Mental wellbeing while staying at home – Here is a list of useful tips and advice for looking after your well-being while staying at home.

Resources for looking after your child’s wellbeing

Resources to help think about your child’s behaviour

  •  Brain development in teenagers – This quick animation gives a great snapshot into teenager’s brain development during adolescence and how this can impacts on their behaviour
  • Dan Siegel: Name is to Tame it – Dan Siegel uses the hand model of the brain to explain how to help a child experiencing intense emotions by naming it to tame it.
  • Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions? – A simple, easy-to-understand whiteboard animation to help children gain an understanding of the way their brains work to recognize and manage their emotions, using the hand model of the brain.