Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in the Classroom
An innovative online course for improving anxiety awareness and support in the school setting.
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 your choices play out.
- Learn from anxiety experts 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 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
This course was created in partnership with the UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence – a vast Los Angeles County training initiative. Do you work in Los Angeles County? Access the course on the Wellbeing for LA Learning Center