This timely and relevant book focuses on the societal impact of the pandemic on children and the educational, social and psychological services that function to support them. It acknowledges the constant change and adaptation required in real time and provides the basis for a start to the discussion about the effects of COVID-19 on families and everyone involved with 'school life'. Essays include reflections on the impact of lockdown on children and the lessons to be learned, with contributions from children, parents, teachers, Educational Psychologists and Social Workers in the UK and worldwide.
About the Authors:
Dr Christopher Arnold is the Principal Psychologist at Psychological Services GB Limited. He is an academic and professional tutor at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and is on the editorial board of the BPS’ Debate periodical for educational psychologists. Christopher has also been an educational advisor to the European Union. He has authored and edited numerous books, papers and conference presentations.
Dr Brian Davis is currently the Director for Child, Community and Educational Psychology Professional training at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. He has a particular interest in supporting organisational level responses to challenge and change. His research interests include the development of quality Educational Psychology practice and continuing professional development; professional training; the promotion of positive outcomes for children and young people; and the building of resilience in the community through strategic and multi-agency working.