PAC Parent workshop on Childhood Anxiety – Feb 15th, 2016; 5:30-7:00pm @ UHill E. Library

Anxiety DisordersPAC Parent workshop on Childhood Anxiety

Date: Monday February 15th, 2016

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Location: UHill Elementary Library

 

Topics covered include:

  • How anxiety is experienced and expressed in kids
  • What contributes to anxiety
  • A step-by-step guide to help children manage anxiety
  • Information about healthy habits for the prevention and management of anxiety
  • What to consider when collaborating with school and mental health professionals

This session is provided free to UHill families by the PAC. As seats are limited, please reserve your seat on the sign-up sheet at the front desk, or by emailing kkshamta@gmail.com.

This is an adult only eventchildcare for school-aged children will be provided on the premises (Lori Freeze’s classroom).

The Speakers:

Christine Yu is a researcher and a practitioner in the field of anxiety.  She is currently a Registered Clinical Counsellor at the LEAP Clinic in Vancouver, BC, and a Youth and Family Counsellor at BC Children’s Hospital.  She is also a consultant with AnxietyBC, and is passionate about increasing awareness and education of anxiety in the community.

Bethany Michel is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Harvard University, specializing in child and adolescent mood and anxiety disorders. She has worked as a therapist with children and youth in various settings, including at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University and the Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC) at Harvard Medical School. She is currently completing her dissertation on children’s beliefs about emotions and how this affects their response to treatment.

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