School refusal


The ebooklet includes recommendations for how to help:

  • If the child is not at school
  • If the child is not attending, consider the following action
  • If the child continues staying at home
  • When the child comes to school
  • Resources


This ebooklet provides a brief overview of why children school refuse and a wide range of strategies teachers and other school professionals can use to assist the child in the classroom. Relevant strategies can also be easily adapted to be included in student’s Individual Learning Plans and in the recommendations section of psychologist’s reports. 

These strategies are designed for use with students in primary and junior secondary schools.

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