Well-Being, Health and Healing

Resources in response to Covid 19 and the recent killings in the US

This resource is in the process of being put together. More resources will be appearing in the next days and weeks. 

Response to the killings in the US, the demonstrations and what white people can do to help

Response to the killings in the US, the demonstrations and what white people can do to help

June 7, 2020

A piece where the following questions get answered.

“What is the traumatising impact of watching the widely shared videos of brutality and racism towards Black people?”

“Do the videos on social media hold perpetrators to account”

“What about demonstrations that include looting and destruction of property”

“I feel powerless in the face of Black Lives Matter events across the world, but I know I’m not. What can I do to help?”

“I don’t want to disengage with world events, but watching the news is making me feel angry and exhausted.”

Blog Post link

Time4Me: Children's Bereavement Workbook

Time4Me: Children's Bereavement Workbook

June 7, 2020

Willis Atherley-Bourne is Reg.MBACP. Snr.Accred., Registered social worker and member of the Middle Eastern Psychological Association (MEPA) based in Kuwait. His background is children’s hospice work in the UK and, more recently, as Head of Family Support Services within the only Children’s Hospice in the Middle East (BACCH).

‘Time4Me’ a FREE resource produced for bereaved children. ‘Time4Me’ is an interactive workbook to be used with children and an adult (family member, caregiver and/or therapist). lt is designed to facilitate conversations around the death of a significant person in the child’s life. The workbook is non-religious in its presentation, however, the space exists for children to explore or reflect their own conceptualisation of faith within their family context if it is relevant to their understanding.

Time4Me – Children’s Bereavement Workbook

Time4Me-Children’s Bereavement Notes

Black Men on the Couch: Conversations during lock-down

Black Men on the Couch: Conversations during lock-down

June 7, 2020

 

Rotimi Akinsete asks a series of brothers about their reflections on all that’s been happening around black deaths under Covid and George Floyd’s murder.

Visit BMC: Conversations during lock-down

 

Sesame Street explain Black Lives Matter

Sesame Street explain Black Lives Matter

June 7, 2020

 

For parents who want to explain racism to young children – Elmo’s dad explains racism & Black Lives Matter in this informational video.

 Watch on YouTube