Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in the Classroom
An innovative online course for improving anxiety awareness and support in the school setting.
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Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in the Classroom explores common scenarios in k-12 schools for students struggling with anxiety.
In this 90-minute course, learners will:
- Follow four different students (2nd grade through 12th grade) as they navigate their schoolday fighting against perfectionism, intrusive worries, debilitating social fears, and separation anxieties.
- Choose how to address students’ struggles and then see their choices play out.
- Learn from anxiety experts about how to implement proven strategies so students, even with anxiety, can benefit from their academic environment.
- Go behind-the-scenes to see how anxiety interrupts family life at home with tantrums, homework worries, and school refusal.
- Gain practical tools, worksheets, and tips for enhancing school-home communication and collaboration to fight anxiety.
This course is appropriate for:
- K-12 teachers
- School support staff and administrators
- School-based clinicians and health workers
- Coaches, after-school program leaders, and camp directors
- Parents, family members, and other caregivers
- Anyone who works with K-12 kids
If you are a resident of LA County, you may be eligible to register for this course through the Wellbeing for LA Learning Center.
This course was created in partnership with The DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence – a vast Los Angeles County training initiative. For more information, visit their website.