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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

ThinkNinja

Healios Mental Health Service

Empowering children and young people to build resilience, manage their emotional health and to fulfil their potential.

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.

https://www.healios.org.uk/services/thinkninja1

 

 

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.

    www.healthfokids.co.uk

    WWW.HEALTHFORTEENS.CO.UK 

     

    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

    Email  shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

     

    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 

    Guidance around;

    Supporting children who are anxious and upset about the virus.  Coping with change and uncertainty.  Suggestions to keep them active and engaged.

    DAD Group

    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. 

    www.nspcc.org.uk

     

    BEAM

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    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: shropshirebeam@childrenssociety.org.uk 

     

     

    BELOW ARE WEBSITES THAT OFFER SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS

    www.youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus 

    www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus-top-tips

     

     

    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

    Rose Baxter

    Pastoral Support Assistant