Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Understanding and Managing Children's Anxiety

$70 Subsidised* | $85 Early Bird* | $90 Non Subsidised


Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided

Gain a basic understanding of anxiety and how it particularly relates to children. Learn how to support parents/workers with anxious children to feel confident and competent to manage anxious behaviours in a way that promotes the child’s bravery and wellbeing. 

• General psychoeducation about anxiety
• Why do some ‘suffer’ from anxiety and others don’t
• Why are the adults so vital in helping children manage anxiety
• What can adults do
• Strategies that children can use directly 

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Make sense of anxiety and how it relates to children (and possibly themselves)
• Opportunities for discussion around specific situations
• Build confidence around ‘what to do when’ 
• See great gains in children's confidence through taking charge of anxiety and not being afraid of fear

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

*Early Bird Discount: If any early bird discount is available, it will be applied automatically at checkout.

Please note: Distance learning participants may be joining this session via Webinar.

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