Walk In My Shoes have shared a number of resources to help support students during this strange time:
Over the coming weeks and months, we’ll continue to share information and resources which we hope will be of further support for you, your students and parents in moving through these times; please feel free to pass these links and resources to anyone who might find them helpful.
Protecting children’s mental health
We’ve teamed up with the National Parents Council to produce a series of short videos with Paul Gilligan, clinical psychologist and Chief Executive Officer of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services (SPMHS), exploring five key ways that parents can protect and enhance their children’s mental health during COVID-19 restrictions.
Finding supports for children and young people
Ensuring young people have reliable and reassuring support is very important: we’ve compiled a list of ways that children and young people can access helpful information and advice about the ongoing situation, as well as resources and activities that can help them to stay positive during this time.
Helping young people to deal with changes
COVID-19 restrictions have greatly and suddenly changed ‘normal’ life for young people. Dr Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at SPMHS, looks at how we can help young people deal with feelings of sadness, loss or fear around what they’re going through at th moment in RTÉ’s ‘You OK?’ podcast.