To nurture the skills of resilience is key to providing young people with the ability to cope with stress, adversity, failure and challenges. Resilience is evident when young people have a greater ability to “bounce back” when faced with difficulties and achieve positive outcomes.
Resilience empowers the individual to understand how feelings and emotions are affected and can be managed at changing, challenging or difficult times
Change (physical, social and emotional) is a normal, positive and integral part of life for everyone, children and adults, from the moment we are born. Change can sometimes be welcome and sometimes challenging, and learning about it and developing the understanding and skills to manage it is an important element of a PSHE programme and wider school experience. There are changes that every child or young person will experience, such as changing class, changing teachers and changing schools. Many children will experience difficult and sensitive family changes, such as family break up or death.
Research indicates that children and young people want and need to talk through with a trusted adult the strong emotions involved in coping with loss and change. Often they will receive the support they need from home, although schools may provide links with other trusted adults who can help them if necessary.
It is helpful for children and young people to discuss and understand about managing change and the emotions involved before or away from a significant life event, not only when they are actually experiencing the change. Many children and young people who have experienced challenging life changes also feel that it is helpful to be able to share experiences and to realise that others have similar or related experiences. Many schools carefully plan transitions between key stages and recognise the benefit of familiarisation and careful introduction to new spaces, adults and routines. This provision is especially valuable when tailored to the specific needs of individuals.
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Our team is made up of a variety of NHS staff with specific training and qualifications to support the health needs of children, young people and families in the community. In our teams we have Administrators, Assistant Practitioners, Health Visitors, Nursery Nurses, School Nurses, Staff Nurses, Students and Vision Screeners. Together we are able to offer a wide range ofRead More About Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 0 – 19 Healthy Child Programme – Health Visiting and School Nursing
Cambridgeshire Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) Service
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HEAR – the free to use mental health text service
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