Our Family to Yours: Advice on School Refusal

Oxford Health: How do I help? School Refusal


School refusal and truancy - Dr Glenn Melvin


School refusal with boys and girls? - Dr Glenn Melvin


A team approach to deal with school refusal - Dr Glenn Melvin

Happythoughts are Everywhere... by Nicky Johnston

Feeling Sad or Worried About School

Go Away, Mr Worrythoughts by Nicky Johnston

School Refusal Assessment



Sleep Meditations for Kids

Hey Warrior by Karen Young

Overcoming School Refusal: A practical guide for teachers, counsellors, caseworkers and parents by Joanne Garfi

The Spinoff

What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner

When Children Refuse School by Christopher A. Kearney and Anne Marie Albano

Mindfulness for Children

Mona Delahooke: How Can Therapists Help Children with School Refusal?

ReachOut WorryTime


Headspace for Kids

Raising Children Network: 9 - 15 years

‘Beautiful Failures’ by Lucy Clark


For Parents: Emotionally Based School Avoidance


Depression CBT


‘The Huge Bag of Worries’ by Virginia Ironside

Smiling Mind

Raising Children Network: 5 - 8 years

School Refusal in Adolescence by David Heyne, Stephanie Rollings, Neville King and Bruce Tonge

Beyond Blue: School Refusal

Beyond Blue

Tips for Concerned Parents

Apple Clock - Bedtime Feature

Understanding School Refusal by M. S. Thambirajah, Karen J. Grandison and Louise De-Hayes

Stones have feeling too by Russell Deal

Facts for Families

Lucy Clarke: When school just isn't working

Autism Awareness: Top tips for Managing School Refusal

Kiwi Families

Lucy Clarke: Beautiful Failures

For Young People: Info Booklet

Relax by Catherine O’Neill

Headspace: Guided Meditation

Ministry of Education

What's Up


Three Good Things - A Happiness Journal

Navigator Program

KidsMatter: Understanding School Refusal

Columbia University: Overcoming School Refusal or School Phobia

Community Connections: School Refusal


The Huge Bag of Worries

Getting to School and Staying at School

Stop Panic & Anxiety Self Help

Anxiety Canada