Covid-19

NEPS advice & resources during Covid-19

The Department of Education and Skills’ NEPS psychologists have developed the following advice and resources for parents, students and school staff to manage and stay well during Covid-19.

Parents

Primary

Guidance for Parents of children transitioning from Pre-school to Primary School

How to Calm and Support your Child

Managing Stress and Anxiety-A Guide for Parents and Guardians

School Refusal Behaviour Information for Parents and Guardians

Post-primary

Guidance for Parents - Schools - 6th Class Transitions Covid-19

How to Calm and Support your Child

Managing Stress and Anxiety - A Guide for Parents and Guardians

School Refusal Behaviour Information for Parents and Guardians

Students

Relaxation techniques (text)

Relaxation techniques (podcast)

Managing Stress and Anxiety - A Guide for Students

Normalising thoughts and feelings - A Guide for Students

Panic Attacks - A Guide for Students

School Staff

Primary

Managing Stress and Anxiety a Guide for School Staff

Normalising Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviour - A Guide for School Staff

Panic Attacks - A Guide for School Staff

Returning to school Primary

School Staff Wellbeing return to school

Self Regulation for Pupils a Guide for Staff

The Response to Stress Information for School Staff

Supporting Bereaved Students and Staff Returning to School following COVID-19 and Public Health Restrictions: Information Booklet for Schools

School Refusal Behaviour Information for Teachers and School Staff

Post-primary

Guidelines for Teachers - Listen, Connect, Model and Teach

Managing Stress and Anxiety A Guide for School Staff

Normalising Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviour - A Guide for School Staff

Panic Attacks A Guide for Staff

Guidance for School Staff on Post-Primary Students Returning to School

School Staff Wellbeing & Self-Care on Return to School

The Response to Stress - Information for school staff

Supporting Bereaved Students and Staff Returning to School following COVID-19 and Public Health Restrictions: Information Booklet for Schools

School Refusal Behaviour Information for Teachers and School Staff

State Examinations

Information for Leaving Certificate students about the exams including wellbeing resources and supports

Junior Certificate Questions and Answers

See Also:

gov.ie/backtoschool

www.gov.ie/together for advice and tips on how you can look after your mental wellbeing, stay active and stay connected.