Talks and Trainings

Talks and Trainings

Learn how to recognize anxiety and bring evidence-based strategies to your school, home, and community through CARES online and live training opportunities.

Families

Parenting an Anxious Child or Teen

Child Anxiety 101: A Webinar for Parents to Better Understand Their Child’s Anxiety

Are you concerned that your child might be experiencing anxiety but you are unsure of the signs? Learn what anxiety in children and teens looks like, how anxiety can become problematic, and what you can do to help your child.

Learn the Butterfly Breath Technique

A family from our Strong Together: Resilient Parenting program demonstrates how they use the Butterfly Breath together to regulate emotions and feel calmer.

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Interested in a customized and in-depth training for your parent community? Explore the types of live trainings we offer and contact us to schedule a consultation.

Teachers

Fostering Anxiety-Informed Classrooms and Schools

Recognizing and Managing Anxiety
in the Classroom

In this 90-minute online course, learners explore common scenarios in k-12 schools for students struggling with anxiety. A must for your professional development plan!

Feel, Think, Do

This short animated excerpt from Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in the Classroom explains how our anxious thoughts, physical sensations, and behaviors affect each other.

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Interested in more customized and in-depth training for your school staff? Explore the types of live trainings we offer and contact us to schedule a consultation.

Providers

Evidence-Based Clinical Approaches for Child and Adolescent Anxiety

Recognizing and Treating Problematic Fear and Anxiety in Children

John Piacentini, PhD, discusses the difference between age-appropriate and problematic anxiety in children, including how to recognize the warning signs of problematic anxiety and how it is treated.

Intensive CBT Telehealth for Pediatric OCD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Visiting expert, Dr. Martin E. Franklin reviews his research comparing therapy for OCD via telehealth versus in-person.

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Interested in more customized and in-depth training for your staff? Explore the types of live trainings we offer and contact us to schedule a consultation.

Youth

Tips for Navigating Anxiety

Not Just Deep Breaths: A Webinar for Teens on How to Manage Stress and Anxiety

  • Better handle difficult thoughts and feelings.
  • Figure out what really matters to you in your life.
  • Get back to doing things that make your life more joyful and meaningful!
Social Media: A Guide for Teens to Get the Best Out of Social Media (and Avoid the Worst)

Presented by UCLA undergraduate students from the CARES Youth Collective, this webinar explores the benefits and drawbacks of social media use and presents practical strategies of how to support oneself when being on social media causes negative emotions, such as anxiety or disconnection.

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Are you a high school, college, or graduate student interested in helping inform and create anxiety tools for other youth? Apply to join the CARES Youth Collective!

Attend one of our free monthly webinars!

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