Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children: Confronting the Rising Anxiety Disorders in Children and Youth
Date: July 24, 2019
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.