Social, Emotional and Mental Health Helpsheets

The Acorn Education and Care Team have created a series of helpsheets offering advice and guidance to social workers, carers and professionals for children and young people who have social, emotional, mental health and complex needs.  Read more by clicking the links below and please feel free to forward this information to anyone who you feel will benefit from it.

If you would like us to cover any particular subjects around SEMH in future editions then please let us know by emailing

Sleep Difficulties

Managing Anxiety


Importance of Self Care

Sand Tray Therapy

Life Story Work

Significance of Food

Importance of Feeling Safe

Developmental Trauma and Self Soothing

Supporting Young People who Self-Harm

Encopresis Helpsheet

Managing Disclosures