Resources and Signposting

Operation Encompass National Teachers’ Helpline

This helpline provides free advice and guidance for teachers across England and Wales following an Operation Encompass call. Supporting children and young people as victims of Domestic Abuse. The helpline is available from 8.00am-1.00pm, Monday to Friday. The helpline number is 0204 513 9990. Calls are charged at local rates.

Further information about Operation Encompass can be found on their website – www.operationencompass.org 

Operation Encompass Book Reviews

Click here to download Part 1 of the Operation Encompass Book Review document, including reviews by our Clinical Team

Research that Psychology Associates has been involved in

Operation Encompass – The Next Steps: https://www.cordisbright.co.uk/news/post.php?s=operation-encompass-the-next-steps

Supporting children and young people who have experienced adversity and trauma – The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists – https://www.rcslt.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/RCSLT_Adversity_Trauma_A4_4pp_FINAL.pdf 

Psychology Associates' Resources

Education Resources

Recommended Signposting

Resources for Adults 

Samaritans – You can access confidential emotional support at any time from Samaritans either by calling 116 123 or emailing jo@samaritans.org

Mental Health Foundation – 10 minute mindfulness practice exercise narrated by Mindfulness expert, Professor Mark Williams, and features a series of breathing and visualisation techniques. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/podcasts-and-videos/mindfulness-10-minute-practice-exercise

Resources for Young People

Helplines for Young People:

  • SHOUT- free confidential text support for young people who feel overwhelmed or are struggling to cope
    • Text 85258

Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Stem4 – website and apps to help teenagers with low mood, anxiety, self-harm, addiction and eating disorders: https://stem4.org.uk/

Resources for Parents

Young Minds Parent Line –free advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25.

  • 0808 802 5544 9:30am – 4pm, Mon – Fri.

Beacon House – Resources for parents and professionals about supporting children with developmental trauma.

Anna Freud Centre – Advice and guidance for parents and carers on supporting children with mental health difficulties.

  • https://www.annafreud.org/parents-and-carers/

Domestic Violence and Abuse Resources 

Operation Encompass – A charitable organisation that enhances communication between police forces and schools to ensure child victims of Domestic Abuse receive timely support. 

  • www.operationencompass.org

National Centre for Domestic Violence – Provides free and effective support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse. 

 

Resources for Professionals: