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In times of transition children and young people will require those who support them to provide emotional support

In times of transition children and young people will require those who support them to provide emotional support, practical help and resources, information. It is important to recognize the role of parents and their guardians in supporting children at transition points. They may require information on the facts related to the transition, advice and support as well as reinsurance.
• Starting or moving school (infants to junior or senior)- you should talk to your child to find out what he thinks about the new school and ask any questions that explain why they need to start / start a new school. You should go with your child to a new school to familiarize child with the surroundings and talk to the teacher. It is important to involve the child in buying the things they need to start school. Assure them that everything will be alright, that a lot of friends and adventures await them.
• Moving class – you should talk to the child about the whole situation and listen to his fears. Explain to the child why this is happening with the new class starts and ensure that everything will be fine.
• Starting college or university – by this age the young person should only need reassurance that they have chosen the right path, so answer any questions they have to the best of your ability and reassure them that they are doing well in whatever they are doing and have the full support of their parents and family.
• Puberty – It is important to have a sincere conversation with the child to make him aware of the changes in his body and behaviour (hormones) and how it affects him.
• Moving home – talk to your child to find out how he feels and what he thinks about moving home. Answer every question that explains why they move to a new home and, when possible, you should show your child a new home, surroundings, get to know him with his peers, explain that changing your home is for him new experiences and adventures. It is necessary to implement the child in the plans of moving. It is important to listen to all fears and calm down the child, ensuring that everything will be ok.
• Bereavement – talk to the children find out how they feel, explain what has happened as best as possible. Answer any questions they have. Let him survive the bereavement and assure him of his closeness.
• Parents splitting up – talk to the child find out how they feel about the family splitting up. Reassure them that it is going to be ok, and all family still loves them just the same as they always have. Answer any questions they have.
• New baby in the family – you should talk to the child, ask what he feels, explain in the simplest way that he will always be loved, and that we will always find time for him that he is still very important in our lives.
• Illness of their parents – it is important to talk with your child to find out what he feels like, take care of him, ensure about closeness, give the child time to indulge and accept the new situation in the family. Answer all the questions.