EBSA Resources for Children & Families

Emotionally Based School Avoidance Resources for families to use to support their children and young people.

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This page includes useful resources to help children and families who are struggling with school attendance due to emotional difficulties.

The below documents are to help you record your child's concerns and worries to use when attending school meetings to help identify support.

Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA) Resources

The following resources have been co-produced with parents in Suffolk to provide advice and tips to support children and young people with EBSA.

You can find a series of other wellbeing resources like these on the 'Five Tips for Families' page

Please see the below EBSA Worksheets you can complete with your child or young person which capture their worries and concerns to identify the support they need to help them return to school:

EBSA Family Concerns Word Document 

EBSA Capturing Worries Word Document 

EBSA A Person-Centred Plan Worksheet 

EBSA Person-Centred Plan Path Worksheet

EMSA PfA What Matters Island Activity Worksheet