Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children:

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute 114 Maitland Street Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1
Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children:
Confronting the Rising Anxiety Disorders in Children and Youth
Date: October 26, 2018
 Alex Russell, Ph.D., C.Psych.
This training is suitable for: Counsellors, educators, early childhood educators, school counsellors, mental health professionals, psychotherapists, psychologists, and social workers.
Description: This workshop will provide participants with a healthy perspective on anxiety, in which childhood anxiety is understood as a necessary building block of adaptation and an essential gateway to a child’s creative engagement with the world. Participants will learn how to work with parents caught between protecting their children and supporting their independence. Understanding and working with children and youth who have developed maladaptive forms of anxiety and tools for working with this group will be covered in detail. Link:
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