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Education Mental Health Practitioner EMHP

October 28, 2018
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Education Mental Health Practitioner EMHP Someone posted a link to this initiative this morning in one of the Facebook groups. At last the government are doing something to address the issues around child mental health. It looks like a great start. Anyone know anymore information about this Educational Mental Health Practitioner EMHP course/job? Please do […]

I’M NOT AFRAID OF SPIDERS by Jane Rogers

September 4, 2018
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I’m Not Afraid of Spiders This delightful poetry book about feelings was sent to me by Jane Rogers who is a Parenting Expert and founder of The Cambridge Parent Coach. You can find her on Facebook here The Cambridge Parent Coach You can buy the book from here – just click the picture Jane asked if […]

Affirmation cards

August 4, 2018
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Affirmation cards The word affirm means to ‘state something that is true’. Affirmation cards have simple  but positive messages that help to develop a child’s sense of self. When used regularly it is hoped that the children will absorb the positive message and become more positive in their outlook in life. They will really begin […]

Personalised Stories

March 3, 2018
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Personalised Stories This story will help a child learn new social and emotional skills. Here is a free one to download and try. This one is aimed at empathy. Personalised Story Print out the girl version or the boy version. Print out the cards, target sheet and certificate. Laminate and cut out the cards, punch […]

#ELSACHAT – Mindfulness and Relaxation

October 31, 2017
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#ELSACHAT   The Facebook group held an event on Mindfulness and Relaxation last Friday. There was lots of learning going on and the following is a summary of that event. If you want to join in any future chats then please email me info@elsa-support.co.uk to be added to the ELSA Group. The group is secret […]

#ELSACHAT – Separation Anxiety

October 10, 2017
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#ELSACHAT   The Facebook group held an event on separation anxiety. There was lots of learning going on and the following is a summary of that event. If you want to join in any future chats then please email me info@elsa-support.co.uk to be added to the ELSA Group. The group is secret on FACEBOOK so […]

Cut out People

August 15, 2017
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Cut out People I love these little people and they are so versatile. I asked the members of the ELSA Group to come up with ideas on how to use them with children. Here are their suggestions and some of mine too. Decorate them with different facial expressions. A fantastic prompt for discussing feelings. Use […]

FREE Transition ideas

June 26, 2017
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Free transition ideas Here are some ideas from the website with links to each resource. You can download the PDF here with all the links; Transition ideas

Frightening events and how to help children cope

May 23, 2017
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After last night’s terror attack on those poor innocent people I thought I would collate some information together to help you talk to children. What do you say? How do you deal with this? What questions might they ask? I know that children do need ‘age appropriate’ truth. If you shield them they will find […]

Hampshire ELSA Conference 7th June 2017

May 22, 2017
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Hampshire ELSA Conference 2017 ELSA Support is working with the organisers of the Hampshire ELSA Conference to provide a free pack of resources for the conference. You will be able to download these on the day of the conference. Here are the details if you want to go to this conference. There is a form […]