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Tools/Resources

Reducing barriers to learning.

Here is a bank of all of the tools, resources and links you can find throughout the 'Assess' section of the website. If you can't see what you're looking for but you know which stage of education you're looking for support with, don't forget to check that section on the here

   Adolescent Well-Being Scale

This a self-rating scale for depression in young people aged 11-16 years. Available here.It involves 18 questions...Read more

   Boxall Profiles

The Boxall Profile is an observational tool that focuses on identifying children’s developmental needs and the levels of skills they possess to access learning. It supports staff in developing greater observational skills and deepens understanding of children’s difficulties and can support t...Read more

   Butler Self-Image Profile

The Self Image Profiles (SIP) are brief self report measures that tap the individual’s theory of self. There are 2 forms; the SIP-C for children aged 7 to 11 years and the SIP-A for adolescents aged 12 to 16 years. The SIP provides a visual display of self-image, enabling the child / young p...Read more

   External Agency Support

Click below to check out our repository of useful links, contacts, and organisations that support different elements of Children's and Young People's Emotional and Mental Health. It's constantly growing so give it a go!...Read more

   Home Education Support

Off School website SDSA have produced a new website for schools to support helping their families to educate at home. Please visit: offschool.org.uk ...Read more

   Links to the latest updates from the UK Government and NHS

Public Health have issued guidance on Mental Health specific to the COVID-19 outbreak, which includes guidance on keeping in touch, use of social media and additional advice for at-risk groups. Please view the full document here: ...Read more

   PASS survey

Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) is an all-age attitudinal survey that provides a measurement of a pupil’s attitudes towards themselves as learners and their attitudes towards school, suitable for pupils aged 4 to 18+. Available ...Read more

   PASS Survey at CODA

Mr. R Meehan, Assistant Head at the City of Derby Academy (CODA), talked to the Emotionally Health Schools team about the implementation, benefits and practicalities of using the PASS survey at the School for the first time. ...Read more

   Person-centred thinking tools

There are a range of practical person-centred thinking tools that can provide the foundation of person-centred planning. Available here. Relationship circle This tool is a visual summary of w...Read more

   Revised Children’s Anxiety and Depression Scale (and Subscales) (RCADS)

The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) is a 47-item, youth self-report questionnaire with subscales including: separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and low mood (major depressive disorder). It als...Read more

   Robin Banerjee’s* Socio-Emotional Profile Questionnaires

Socio-Emotional profile questionnaires are designed to help you gain additional information about a child or young person’s emotional health and well-being, as well as to give a picture of the peer relationships and levels of social acceptance and rejection within a class or tutor group. ...Read more

   Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire

What is the SDQ? The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire designed for 3-16 year olds.It exists in several versions to meet the needs of researchers, clinicians and educationalists. Available ...Read more

   Support for Staff

The government mental health and wellbeing guidance for COVID-19 is packed full of i...Read more

   The Leuven Scale

This tool has been developed by a team based at the Research Centre for Experiential Education (Leuven University – Belgium) under the supervision of Dr. Ferre Laevers. The tool focuses on two central indicators when planning any educational setting: ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘Involvement’. Well...Read more

   The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale

The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing scale was developed to enable the monitoring of mental wellbeing in the general population and the evaluation of projects, programmes and policies which aim to improve mental wellbeing. It is designed to work with Children and Young People from the ...Read more

   Voice of the Child Toolkit

Practitioners working with children and young people have developed a set of e...Read more