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Children’s Anxiety: What Adults Need to Know and Strategies for Management

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.

Description

Aim

With a focus on the significant adults in children’s lives, this workshop aims to provide a basic understanding of anxiety and how it particularly relates to children. Participants will 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.

This workshop is also available to attend via online workshop - register here.

Overview and Learning Intentions

  • Making sense of anxiety and how it relates to children (and possibly yourself)

  • Why do some ‘suffer’ from anxiety and others don’t?

  • Understand why adults are so vital in helping children manage anxiety

  • What adults can do to help

  • Build confidence around ‘what to do when’

  • Strategies that children can use directly

  • See great gains in children’s confidence through taking charge of anxiety and not being afraid of fear

  • Opportunities for discussion around specific situations

Let's Get Real

  • Working with People Experiencing Mental Health and Addiction Needs

  • Working with Whānau

 

Facilitated by Catherine Gallagher 

Registered Clinical Psychologist, MNZCCP, MA(Hons)

Catherine has worked in both public and private work settings, primarily focused on child and family issues. Currently she has a small private practice and is also the clinical practice manager at START.

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four 
Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Tick applicable box when registering to apply discount
Early Bird Discount: $10 discount is available on registrations made up to 8 weeks before the workshop date (automatically applied at checkout)
Catering: Refreshments provided

Terms and Conditions

  • Cancellations made up to 10 working days before a workshop will incur a $39 service fee.

  • Cancellations (or non-attendance) made 10 working days or less will not be refunded and the full workshop fee will be charged. 

  • No fee applies if you are able to find a replacement participant.

  • MHERC reserves the right to cancel a workshop at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient registrations.

  • Workshops may be moved to online delivery due to changes in Covid-19 alert levels.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions before registering.

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