Advice for Ukraine Refugees

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Many of the children and families arriving in the UK who have fled the conflict in Ukraine will have experienced extreme trauma, having lost loved ones, seen death and injury, seen their homes destroyed and fled to safety. Barnardo’s has set up a free helpline, staffed by English, Ukrainian and Russian speakers, to offer support…

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Consent for Kids

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“It’s not about getting the answer you want, but listening to the one you get.” That’s what this new animated video produced by Aardman on behalf of Gloucestershire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) , hopes to teach Gloucestershire’s young people, as part of a commitment to tackle Violence and Intimidation against Women…

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Therapy as Storytelling: The power of creativity as a tool to overcome adversity.

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TIC+ Counsellor Morgan Koronis discusses the use of creativity in counselling and the power storytelling can have on young people’s mental health in this piece for International Children’s Book Day.  An Alternative Means to Expression With a background in dramatherapy, I bring a lot of my own passion for the intentional healing power of creativity…

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Advice for Young People worried about the War in Ukraine

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It’s important to remember that it’s okay and perfectly normal to be worried, angry or upset by the news about the war in Ukraine. You are not alone in these feelings, most young people and adults feel the same. It’s a lot to take on board, especially because it comes after experiencing all the uncertainty…

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Advice for Parents, Carers and Professionals: Helping Young People Distressed by the War in Ukraine

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As a parent, carer or professional, you are probably conscious of the distressing impact the news from Ukraine may be having on the wellbeing of young people. Dr Chloe Constable, TIC+ Clinical Advisor and Research Lead, has put together some ideas about how to support young people at this challenging time for the global community.…

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