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Introduction to Anxiety in Children and Young People

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Course Types
This introductory course will aim to develop an understanding of how anxiety might present in children and young people and explore ideas to support their emotional wellbeing. Consideration will be given to the impact of the recent pandemic on children and young people’s emotional mental health.
Start Date
Tuesday 19 July 2022
End Date
Tuesday 19 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course you will be able to

  • recognise presentations of anxiety in children and young people 

  • review the theory and research related to anxiety 

  • describe the psychological impact of the pandemic on children and young people

  • explore ideas for supporting those experiencing anxiety, including within families

Additional information
Target Audience
Children's Services / Children's Services (B&HCC) / Foster Carers / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
If you have time then please take a look at these two videos before the training. The first video is related to the Fight, Flight Freeze response and can be a useful video to help teenagers understand their anxiety:

In the training we will be considering Dan Siegel’s Hand Model of the Brain. This is a short video to help you to understand more:
Microsoft Teams, online learning session
Event Trainers
Rebecca Chatfield / Tessa Wyllie
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