Part 2: Identification and early intervention

This section outlines the steps required to:

  • identify the needs of children and young people experiencing EBSNA,
  • make early interventions,
  • and reduce an escalation in their EBSNA.
It outlines the importance of working with parents before offering practical strategies for working with children and young people.


Working with parents 

Creating a shared narrative of EBSNA with parents and carers. 


Exploring individual EBSNA 

Understanding specific avoidance patterns that underpin a child's behaviour. 


Establishing a rapport

Skills for communicating and building a rapport with a child experiencing EBSNA. 


Intervention planning

Key principles underpinning EBSNA interventions.  

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