COVID-19 - Advice for Parents and Carers

Below are some resources which parents and carers may find useful

Advice for parents and carers about COVID-19.pdf [pdf] 316KB

Coventry and Warwickshire COVID-19 Family Wellbeing Pack.pdf [pdf] 527KB

Words to build resilience.pdf [pdf] 768KB when talking to young children

School closure kit.pdf [pdf] 2MB

A comic strip for talking to your children about Covid19 -  Covid comic strip.pdf [pdf] 1MB

What to do if you're worried when school is closed - Warwickshire County Council.pdf [pdf] 145KB

Apps and websites to support your mental health and wellbeing.pdf [pdf] 404KB

Helpful videos for parents, carers and young people at the Anna Freud Centre   

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) guidance around managing anxiety  

British Psychological Society (BPS) guidance    

Mencap - Easy Read guide to Coronavirus    

Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus for places of education.    

Amaze - information pack for parents     

Carers UK - Guidance for carers     

Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing    

National Autistic Society – guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff

Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing  

Government guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health

Government’s easy-read guide called Looking after your feelings and body

The Children's Society advice on invite-only parties and staying safe online during Covid-19 lockdown