Children and young people miss school for a variety of reasons – as a response to personal, family, school or wider environmental issues. Emotionally Based School Avoidance or Refusal (EBSA) is a pattern of absence where reluctance, or refusal, to attend or stay in educational settings is rooted in anxiety or fear.
This set of 2 includes:
Understanding & Supporting Children & Young People With Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA)
A practical user-friendly toolkit of resources providing an overview of EBSA and strategies to support return to school, with a focus on transition from primary to secondary school.
Emotionally Based School Avoidance Discussion Cards
60 user-friendly cards with practical ideas and strategies to promote and develop children’s attendance