Nottinghamshire EPS has developed and collated these resources to support adults in their work with children and young people. You will find key guidance documents and practical resources below. Further resources are available when individuals attend EPS training events.
Therapeutic Stories: Adventures of The Little Elf
The Little Elf and the Flowers of Hope and Bravery
A video version of this therapeutic story to help young children to explore feelings relating to a return to school during the coronavirus pandemic.
Transition, Recovery and Learning in the aftermath of a Pandemic
Resources and information to support the return to school following the coronavirus pandemic
While We Can't Hug: A video story to help children understand social distancing
From the creators of the book The Hug, Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar
Coronavirus: The Road to Recovery
Advice and resources to help adults supporting children through the process of recovery, following the coronavirus pandemic.
FACE COVID Video for Adults
In this brief animation, Dr Russ Harris, author of the international best-seller The Happiness Trap, illustrates how to use ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to deal with the Corona crisis and the fear, anxiety and worry that goes with it.
Supporting Adult Wellbeing in response to Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Advice for adults
Covid-19: Guidance for speaking to and supporting children and young people around Coronavirus/Covid-19
Online Learning Courses for Staff in Education Settings
This list provides sources of online learning courses for staff in education settings e.g. schools, colleges, alternative provision etc.
Guidance documents and resources for adults supporting children and young people who have experienced loss and bereavement
Guidance documents and resources to support adults in understanding and supporting children who have experienced trauama
Anxiety and Anxiety Related Non-Attendance (ARNA)
Educational Psychology Service - Service Guidance
Guidance documents detailing the process of working with an educational psychologist in Nottinghamshire
Suicide and Self-Harm Guidance
Guidance to help adults and young people understand and manage symptoms of CFS/ME
Child Sexual Exploitation
Guidance documents for schools
ELSA - Emotional Literacy Support Assistants
Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Communication and Interaction Interventions
Guidance documents and resources to support children in developing social communication and interaction skills
Guidance documents to support schools equality, diversity and inclusion for LGBT students
Gathering Pupil Views Toolkit
A range of resources developed by the EPS to support adults in gathering pupil views
A whole-class intervention to prepare Year 6 pupils for transition to secondary school
Supporting Adult Well-Being