Family Playrooms – Ask the Experts – Back to School
The Act Early BBBC Family Playrooms held live sessions with experts for parents to ask their questions about how their children could get back to school happy and safely.
Check out the 3 parts below:
Abimbola Lucas, the Public Health Programme Manager for the Adolescence, Children and Families Team at Tower Hamlets Council shares what schools are doing to keep safe Keep up to date with the information here: https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/backt… Held as a Facebook Live session in the Family Playrooms: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2472974169681736/
Public Health expert Abimbola Lucas answers your questions about what schools are doing to keep children safe. More information here: www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/backtoschool
We talked about RESILIENCE, MASKS, AFTERSCHOOL CLUBS, and some top tips to help children feel EMOTIONALLY SAFE, amongst other things!
Thanks to educational psychologists Dr Patrick Sullivan and Dr Lorna Franey, and Public Health specialist Abimbola Lucas.
- 0 mins – Building resilience in children 15 mins – Modelling wellbeing as adults
- 22 mins – Top tips to support children to go back to school
- 25 mins – General Q&A around public health measures and preparing children to go back to school
Here are the links mentioned in the video:
- Supporting Wellbeing ReWi – an app to track wellbeing – for iphones – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/rewi/id914948787 and for Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.yale.rewi&hl=en_US Kooth
- Online counselling and wellbeing support for young people – https://www.kooth.com/
- Back to School Safety Guidance and Q&A www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/backtoschool www.gov.uk/backtoschool
- Number to call to discuss individual cases and talk through concerns – the Family Information Service 020 7364 6495
- Covid-19 in children – Research evidence summaries https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/covid-19-research-evidence-summaries