Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Understanding & Managing Children's Anxiety

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Four 

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.

Aim
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. 

Overview
• 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

*Price is per person for participants working outside of the Christchurch area only.  

Terms and Conditions

 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above