Parent's Pastoral Page
SUPPORT for PARENTS
Please scroll down for the information and links to a selection of support currently available for parents and children
Healios Mental Health Service
HEALIOS has provided this free link to access during lockdown. This resource is aimed to support good mental health and well being for children aged 10 years olds and upwards.
This is a good resource that could help children currently struggling with stress and anxiety.
Do take a look and watch the videos - if appropriate share with your child.
THE PARENTING TEAM
The Parenting Team telephone consultations. Parents and carers can call our office on 01743 250950.
Our team can support parents and carers with:
- Managing difficult questions and worries from children due to the current situation Corona Virus (COVID 19)
- Managing challenging behaviour which might be a result of the changes to their everyday lives.
- Suggestions on activities with children.
This is a valuable opportunity to talk through any difficulties with a member of the parenting team.
If you would like a telephone consultation, please phone the team on 01743 250950 or email parenting.team@Shropshire.gov.uk
NEW Understanding Your Child
VIRTUAL Groups 2021
NEW support for children and teenagers
Two new websites that offer advice and support to parents, children and teenagers. Covering a range of health issues and supporting behaviour and changes related to the teen years. Developed by Shropshire Nurses.
Autism West Midlands
Autism West Midlands can offer advice appointments and support over the phone, via email and through video links.
Virtual Support Groups for Parents
Advice and support
We continue to offer advice and support over the phone and via email. Parents and carers can contact our small team directly to arrange an appointment. Video calls can also be offered if required, please call:
Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri Wendy Cowton 07900784186
Weds, Thu, Fri Emma Hegenbarth 07881109480
These groups will take place via the ZOOM platform and parents will need to book their place in advance.
Tuesdays 11am to 12noon
Wednesdays 8pm to 9pm
Supporting children who are anxious and upset about the virus. Coping with change and uncertainty. Suggestions to keep them active and engaged.
AWM welcome Dad’s to come and join their online group. Come together to share ideas and advice with a member of AWM present. For more information on this group and to register please visit their website.
NSPCC | The UK children's charity | NSPCC
The NSPCC website provides useful information to help parents and children, including tips on how to support children struggling with low mood and anxiety.
Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin
The BEAM motto is ‘Be kind to your mind’ - we’re here to help you do just that.
Supporting emotional health and offering a well-being service for children and young people across the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.
For children and young people under 25 years of age.
Beam understand that talking about how you feel isn’t easy – especially with someone you don’t know, so even if you don't feel like talking straightaway, that's okay.
They are currently providing support through a telephone service and some face to face may be possible. You can talk confidentially to someone in the Beam team.
New email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
BELOW ARE WEBSITES THAT OFFER SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS
UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD
FREE ON-LINE SESSIONS
Access this from your own home
For all parents
All Shropshire parents are now able to access the on-line Understanding Your Child course for free. This is the first online course for parents to be awarded the Government’s CANparent Quality Mark and has been developed by the Solihull Approach team.
To access this free course go to www.inourplace.co.uk then apply this 'Access Code' DARWIN 18
Children's Pastoral Page
This page provides emotional support for children, offering little reminders for managing feelings and promotes well being.
Stay safe & well everyone
Pastoral Support Assistant