Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in the Classroom

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.