Understanding and Managing Children's Anxiety

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

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

Aim

Gain a basic understanding of anxiety and how it particularly relates to children. Learn how to support those 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 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: Register by 10 May 2019 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

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