Practitioners are often overwhelmed with behaviors created by anxiety, which can look like social isolation, school refusal or aggression. Most educators do not receive training on this chronic condition.
Participants will learn to identify the symptoms and behaviors of the different types of anxiety, and anxiety in relation to Adverse Childhood Experiences. Participants will learn strategies to assist a child with anxiety in the classroom and learn strategies that parents can implement to help the child succeed at home and in the classroom. They will also participate in self-reflective activities for determining levels of anxiety, along with strategies to avoid that are commonly used in child care or classroom settings.