Treating Anxious Children in Anxious Times:  An Approach to Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children and Teenagers

Treating Anxious Children in Anxious Times: An Approach to Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children and Teenagers

 

 

Event Details

 CCMH_LI_Logo_blues_on_white Leading the way in Mental Health Training and Education for Professionals

 

Date: May 1, 2020
 

Facilitator: Alex Russell, PhD., C.Psych.


This training is suitable for:

Educators:  Teachers, ECE, School Administration/Support Staff


Mental Health Professionals: Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers

 

Medical Professionals :  Nurses, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Family doctors

 

Please Note:  The material covered in this workshop may overlap with some material from Dr. Russell's workshop Promoting Adaptive Anxiety.



DescriptionThis workshop provides an approach to treating children with anxiety issues within the current cultural context.  Anxiety is approached as an essential and healthy human emotion and a focus in placed on factors that contribute to both maladaptive and adaptive forms of anxiety.  Participants gain an overall clinical orientation as well as techniques and ideas for working with anxious children and teenagers.

 


Learning Objectives:

 

  • How to conceptualize current forms of anxiety problems in children from a health perspective, in which anxiety is seen as an essential and healthy human emotion. 
  • How to identify key features of current anxiety problems in children, and the actors that contribute to them 
  • A method to helping children and teenagers develop more adaptive forms of anxiety.

  • When

  • Friday, May 1, 2020
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    2nd Floor, Seminar Rooms ABC
    Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1
    Canada
    416-924-1164

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