Addressing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

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Supporting Children and Adolescents with anxiety remains a major international concern. Children and adolescents don’t understand the physical symptoms of anxiety, the language of emotions, and the severe impact it may have on their mental health and overall well-being. Presenter, Jillian Zocher, together with Liz Dunoon, bring you up to date with the research and guide you through best practice in supporting anxiety and big emotions within the school environment.

Course Overview

The first session delves into the definition of Anxiety and the research findings. You will hear the most recent global statistics regarding anxiety. What is considered a normal level of anxiety for a growing and developing child. The differences in age, sex, socioeconomic status, and parenting styles when it comes to the prevalence of anxiety disorders. Plus how biological differences and exposure to trauma also play a part in long term mental health outcomes for students with anxiety. The second session covers a multitude of strategies to support students of all ages struggling with anxiety as well as your peers. 100’s of strategies are covered which have the ability to change the longterm mental health outcomes of students in your care.

  • Gain a deeper understanding of anxiety
  • Get the latest statistics on anxiety and its prevalence
  • Understand its impact on children and adolescents today across the globe
  • Learn what’s normal when it comes to anxiety
  • Understand the longterm mental health impacts of unsupported anxiety
  • Find out whether socio-economic status and parenting styles impact anxiety
  • Get the latest research and evidence based information on anxiety disorders
  • You’ll learn how to support students who are feeling anxious
  • Understand the relationship between anxiety and learning difficulties
  • Use the correct emotional vocabulary
  • Teach your students to be emotionally intelligent
  • Impart strategies to your students to combat anxiety
  • Understand the critical emotional support structures needed
  • Set your school, home or practice up to cater for students with anxiety
  • Provide your students with strategies that will last a lifetime
  • 2 x 30min (approx…) online, on demand engaging videos
  • How Do You Feel When….? Student Worksheets X 4
  • Quick Reference Sheet: 8 Steps to control your anxiety
  • Poster:The Emotional Language of Anxiety and Anger
  • Multi-sensory Emotional Literacy Activity Sheets
  • Sleep awareness Poster: How much sleep are you getting?
  • Quick reference sheet: The 6 Emotions
  • Inspirational Quote on Empathy Poster
  • Mini Poster: The 5 Stages of Grief
  • Links to further Support
  • Teacher quick reference sheet: 8 strategies for supporting students with anxiety
  • An Emotions Wheel
  • Step by step guide to controlling anxiety
  • Emotional Literacy Activity Sheets for one-on-one or small group work
  • An Emotions Wheel for One-on-One
  1. The 5 Stages of grief
  2. How Much Sleep Do You Need?
  3. Empathy Quote Graphic – Plato
  4. The Types of Emotions
  5. When Do You Feel The Warning Signs When You Are Getting Anxious or Angry?
  6. The Emotional Language of Anxiety and Anger
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