Check out these resources from our CARES Center experts and other online sources for more information about childhood anxiety.


Check out videos from around the web for more information and helpful tips.


When Doing Their Best Gets in Your Child’s Way

Parents know how hard it is to get kids to do their homework. We struggle, giving them a w-i-d-e berth for autonomy, while resisting the urge to make them just sit down and get it done.

Coming from a place of care

As the school year progresses, you may notice your child’s assignments getting larger or more complex.

Navigating new school year fears

CARES Psychologist, Dr. R. Lindsey Bergman, discusses the signs of school refusal and what parents can do about it.

CARES Welcomes 107th Street Elementary to Self-Compassion and Resilience Retreat

The UCLA CARES Team was pleased to welcome the staff and teachers from 107th Street Elementary School for a retreat focused on self-compassion and community resilience.

Healthy Social Media Use

Dr. John Piacentini was recently featured in a UCLA Health Tips Article and Infographic on promoting healthy social media habits for children and teens.

How Parents can be their child’s best stress management coach

How often do you complain aloud to your family about your own stress? Though it may seem counter-intuitive, voicing your own struggles with daily stress may be the best way to help your child recognize and manage their own.

Are We Facing an Anxiety Epidemic?

By Dr. Catherine Mogil

Are kids these days more anxious than in the past? This is one of the most commonly asked questions from parents, pediatricians, and teachers.

Social Media and Anxiety

Social media has brought about amazing changes in the way we connect with others, learn about different cultures, and keep up with current events. Children today are able to connect with other kids across the globe instantly. They are able to learn good and bad news more quickly than ever before and on a much broader scale than past generations.

It Takes a Team: What to Expect from Exposure and Response Prevention for Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

When you have a child with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the road to finding the best treatment options can be confusing and daunting.

June 2019

From CARES: Celebrating moms, dads and all the amazing and nurturing adults in our lives  |  Helpful Tips: Talking to Your Parents  |  Watch and Learn: How Parents Can Help With Child Anxiety

May 2019

News: Resilient Families Workshop for parents at 3rd St Elementary School  |  Helpful Tips: When Doing Their Best Gets in Your Child's Way  |  Great Reads: Self-compassion moderates the link between perfectionism and depression link in both adolescence and adulthood

February 2019

News: From CARES  |  Great Reads: 14 Ways To Practice Self-Love On Valentine's Day (Or Any Day)  |  Helpful Tips: Coming from a place of care

January 2019

News: Welcome to the New Year!  |  Great Reads: Homework Anxiety: What You Need to Know  |  Helpful Tips: Talking to Your Parents

December 2018

News: Happy holidays from CARES!  |  Great Reads: How to deal with feeling bad about your feelings from Greater Good Magazine  |  Helpful Tips: Healthy social media for the holiday break

October 2018

News: Wasserman Serve Day!  |  Great Reads: How to Select a Qualified Therapist  |  Helpful Tips: Action Calendar-Optimistic October 2018

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