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What Makes Young People Feel Anxious About School? anxiety ebsa emotional based school avoidance school refusal teachers tips Mar 03, 2023

School teacher’s role feels ever expanding; but all with the central aim to not only impart knowledge, but to support the emotional and psychological development of young people. An increasing issue within schools, both for individual teachers and SLT is the increasing anxiety young people...

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5 School Wide Strategies To Support EBSA and Improve Attendance anxiety ebsa emotional based school avoidance school refusal school support teachers tips Nov 11, 2022

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School teachers understand all too well the importance of a positive and supportive learning environment; both for CYP and ourselves. However, there are times when students experience challenges that lead to emotionally based school avoidance (EBSA), commonly known as school refusal...

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Research Project | Coping with Uncertainty in Everyday Situations at School anxiety autism educational psychologist research project teachers May 30, 2022

By Priyanka Rob, Research Assistant, Newcastle University

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Coping with Uncertainty in Everyday Situations at School

Around 40% of autistic children experience high anxiety (van Steensel et al., 2011), which significantly impacts everyday life for them and their families. Anxiety also...

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Research Project | Exploring the Constructs of Autistic Young People Experiencing Emotionally Based School Avoidance anxiety autism mental health parent/carer research project wellbeing Nov 22, 2021

By Mollie Higgins, Trainee Educational Psychologist, at Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, currently undertaking research into Emotional Based School Avoidance (EBSA).

Hello, my name is Mollie and I am a Year 3 Trainee Child, Community and Educational Psychologist completing my Doctorate at the...

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Research Project | Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA) anxiety ebsa ep cpd parent/carer research project Jun 16, 2021

By Rachel Sawyer, Trainee Educational Psychologist, at University of East Anglia, currently undertaking research into Emotional Based School Avoidance (EBSA) / Non-attendance (EBSNA)

As educational professionals, the challenges and range of SEN that we are faced with supporting are continually...

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Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA) : The Voice of the Parent Carer anxiety ebsa ep cpd parent/carer Jun 16, 2021

As an Educational Psychologist, an integral role is to elicit the views and voices of parent carers and their children.  The impact and consequences of Emotionally Based School Avoidance for families can be significant and far reaching - as part of our EBSA Horizon CPD course for...

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