These resources are usually intended for use by practitioners (e.g., psychologists, social workers), some of whom may work in mental health care settings. Some of the resources may facilitate assessment while others are relevant to treatment in Tier 3 (e.g., for youth displaying chronic or severe absenteeism and/or mental health problems). If you are looking for resources in a language other than English, please check the ‘My Country’ menu.

Journal articles

Books and Book Chapters


Information Sheets

  • During the INSA 2019 Conference Patricia Graczyk offered her ‘School Re-Entry Plan Checklist’ as a resource for others to use, available via this link. Patricia welcomes any suggestions on how this resource could be improved, and she can be contacted via 
  • 'School refusal: A small guide to supporting school attendance', written for those personnel working at schools and in student welfare who meet with children and young people who are often absent from school, and also written for their parents and guardians. Authors of the booklet are J. Sergejeff, T. Pilbacka-Rönkä, and H. Mantila. 

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