SCHOOL ON TV
ABC will extend its educational programming on ABC ME to support students and caregivers at home, from 10am to 3pm each weekday during Term 2. The expanded schedule moves from blocks of primary school content in the mornings through to secondary school content in the afternoons:
Click HERE to go directly to the ABC Help Centre where you will find heaps more information
ABC ME is a place for school-aged children to watch the best stories, news and cartoons from Australia and around the world that reflect and celebrate the lives of young Aussies.
If you’re in Australia, you can find ABC ME on channel 23 on free-to-air TV and channel 723 on Foxtel.
You can also find ABC ME via our free ABC ME app and on selected Smart TVs.
Our Watch page has more information on where you can watch ABC ME.
ABC TV Sesame Steet
Online counselling – similar to lifeline but specifically for North Queensland
EVIDENCE BASED SITES/APPS for individual use
SPECIFIC WELL-BEING RESOURCES
Lead organization for resources and counselling for eating disorders and body image.
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
Information and support for people who are grieving
Queensland Centre for infant and Perinatal Mental Health
Resouces for support very young children . Birdie and the big sickness is useful ebook on website
ebook in Auslan form https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohG049WGxjc&app=desktop
What is Covid https://bit.ly/2xa9ZgA
Look after yourself https://bit.ly/3bgb1Gj
Look for signs https://bit.ly/3944NrJ
Auslan Translated Resources
COVID youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5-rDFPNlK0&t=6s
Queensland state wide telephone service for women and families experience family violence (24 hr)
Australian wide phone and web chat to support LGBTQ+ mental health and wellbeing .
National Suicide Call Back Service
Nationwide service providing 24/7 telephone and online support for those affected by suicide
Free evidence based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education for youth, parents and staff
Covid-19 - I can Help
My Story About Pandemics and the Coronavirus
Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times
UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Autism Team
GENERAL WELL-BEING RESOURCE
Greater Good Science Centre
Based at University of California, Berkeley. Evidence based resources for mental wellbeing.
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)
American School Counselor Association
Free training courses on line to support wellbeing
Head to Health
Humans are susceptible to many different infectious diseases, including coronavirus (COVID-19). Worrying about diseases is a normal reaction. But, excessive worrying about infectious diseases can affect both our physical and our mental health.
This page describes practical psychological skills to help you and your loved ones cope with anxiety and worry about infectious diseases.
Supporting Families During COVID-19
We know parents are struggling to balance work, child care and self-care while keeping worries — both your children’s and your own — under control. You don’t have to do it alone.
Toronto based wellbeing resource company . CYMHS used.
Carol Gray Social Stories
Leading US consultant to children and adolescents
COVID specific resource:
NPR online resources
Print and fold version
NATIONAL CHILD TRAUMATIC STRESS NETWORK NCTSN
US organization supporting traumatised children , families and communities
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Specific COVID materials (US contexts)
Dr Kaylene Henderson
Queensland Child Psychiatrist . Information for parents and educators