Anxiety in Children and Youth
Practical Intervention Strategies
$20.00 Or MEMBER PLAN (Starting at $12.99 a month/viewer)
Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW
Sheri is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology. She has a diverse professional background with experiences as a correctional officer, addictions counsellor and developer and coordinator of a domestic violence outreach program. Sheri is a contributing author of our Counselling Insights and Counselling in Relationships books. In addition to her work with CTRI, Sheri is also a counsellor in a private practice setting. She currently provides individual and family counselling in the areas of mental health, addiction, recovering after relationship breakdown, and trauma. Sheri believes humor, self-acceptance, and social connection is the best framework for successful healing and meaningful learning. Sheri works to reflect this in her facilitation style and is a knowledgeable, passionate, and engaging presenter. Read blogs written by Sheri here.
Childhood and adolescence are critical times for emotional and psychological development. During these stages, anxiety patterns can begin that continue into adulthood. Having caregivers who are equipped to support and teach children and youth skills for managing and interrupting their anxiety patterns is crucial for early intervention. This webinar will provide a structure for understanding how anxiety works in the nervous system. Participants will also learn a range of strategies that can be taught and practiced with children and youth. These skills are designed to decrease anxiety and expand the capacity for managing emotions and anxious thought patterns.
Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Define the role of anxiety
- Explain how anxiety manifests in the brain and the body
- Describe signs of regulation in the body and the mind
- List strategies for increasing regulation and reducing anxiety