From Covid-19 back to the classroom
A toolkit for meeting the emotional challenge
Some schools will have found that they have got closer to their communities through this crisis and are looking forward to building on these stronger relationships in the future. Some families however will have found the crisis very difficult and will be daunted by the prospect of managing their own and their child’s emotions when schools return.
The challenge is clear and what is also clear is that professionals working with children and young people have an incredibly wide range of skills that can support this. By working together, the outcomes will be significantly more positive. People are naturally curious but curiosity is fragile. As human beings, we want to know more about things but can be easily put off if the initial approach is wrong; good planning is crucial.
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Introduction & Impact of the pandemic
Building school knowledge
The Recovery Curriculum
Individual programmes of support
These short training clips by Dr Helen Griffiths, Consultant Psychologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust were made as part of a series for the Oxfordshire Hospital School’s Medical Needs in Schools project.