Below are some resources which parents and carers may find useful.
At St Catherine’s, we use My Family Coach to help our parents and carers understand their children’s behaviour.
My Family Coach is a free website written by behaviour experts with 20 years’ experience working with over 5,000 schools. My Family Coach will support you through the tough times, inspire you with new ideas, and share practical tips to make parenting that little bit easier.
Video from My Family Coach
Be Kind to My Mind
Bekindtomymind is a Bolton campaign to help reduce the stigma around mental health. Our local message to children and young people who are struggling with their mental health is that “it’s ok to talk!”
Mentally Healthy Schools
Mentally Healthy Schools brings together quality-assured mental health resources, information & advice.
This site was created for young people, carers and professionals to pool together lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support mental health and well-being.
MindEd for Families is a vital online resource providing evidence-based advice and information for family members concerned abut their child’s mental health. The site has been developed in partnership with YoungMinds and co-written with parents and carers. The resources are engaging, ineractive and accessible on all mobile and tablet devices.
Useful resources for information to save or to print.
Parents/Carers may find the following posters helpful which identifies 10 ways to help your child look after their mental health, 8 ways a child’s anxiety shows up as something else and self regulation coping strategies.