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Resources for Parents & Carers

Help keep children safe online (guide for parents)

This easy-to-read guide provides information and guidance that parents need to keep their child safe online. It guides the parents to talk to their child and discuss the potential safety issues, get the family involved and being proactive in seeking further support and advice.

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Wise up to sexual abuse: A guide for parents & carers

The Wise Up booklet aims to educate parents and carers to become aware of the signs of child sexual abuse in order to:

• Identify risky situations
• Know how to respond to children’s disclosures
• Know who to report concerns to (replace the contact details in the booklet by appropriate contact details from your country).

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Keeping it Together: A Parent’s Guide to Coping with Child Sexual Exploitation

This booklet is written for parents whose children are being sexually exploited by an individual or group of adults outside of the family unit. It was written in consultation with parents who have witnessed the sexual exploitation of their own daughters or sons. Although every parent’s situation is unique, it is hoped that this information can be interpreted in a way that is useful to each parent, and help them to remain positive.

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Online safety agreement template

A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation with your whole family about how you all use the internet, and to start discussions together around how to behave in a positive way when online, whether this is at home, at school or at a friend’s.  Our family agreement provides a list of things to consider when creating a family agreement, and some examples to get you started.

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What we need to know to protect our children from sexual abuse

This booklet aims to provide the information parents and carers need to recognise the warning signs of abuse and to build the confidence to do something about it.

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Health services for disabled children and young people (booklet)

This guide has been written for:

• health practitioners and commissioners, to increase their understanding of the specialist services that disabled children access
• GPs to coordinate care for disabled children, young people and their families.

The guide will also help parents to understand how health professionals can support their child on issues commonly affecting disabled children.

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Growing up, sex and relationships information leaflet for disabled young people

This 16-page leaflet is for disabled young people. It has information that might help them to find answers to some questions they might have about sex and relationships. There is lots of information and advice available for young people about sex and relationships and all things related to them.

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Managing Depression – A Facilitator’s Guide for Women Living with Depression During Pregnancy, After Delivery and Beyond – Facilitator’s Guide

his guide is a companion document to Managing Depression: A Self-help Skills Resource for women Living with Depression During Pregnancy, After Delivery and Beyond. The facilitator’s guide provides a weekly agenda and activities to facilitate 5 group sessions for women living with depression based on Managing Depression: A Self-help Skills Resource.

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Autistic spectrum disorder: a practical approach at home for parents and carers (booklet)

Booklet containing information and advice on creating a supportive environment in the home for children with autistic spectrum disorder.

Contents:

  • Creating a Supportive Environment
    1. Understanding Autistic Spectrum Disorder and the Importance of Creating a Supportive Environment
    2. Advice Strategies for Parents and Carers of Children with Austistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Creating a Supportive Play
  • Enviroment at Home
  • Creating a Social Family Environment
  • Home Safety
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Child Sexual Abuse: Picking up the Pieces – parents’ guide to aftermath of abuse

Child Sexual Abuse: Picking up the Piece was developed by Canadian Centre for Child Protection. It addresses how parents/guardians may feel after abuse is discovered and what their child may be experiencing emotionally, as well as practical and tangible steps parents/guardians can take to support their child and get support for themselves as a parent/guardian.

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Families with children fleeing domestic violence have to leave all of their belongings behind and run for their lives.

Let’s make sure they are not only safe, but in a home.

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