Understanding & Supporting Anxiety – For Parents

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In this two-part course for parents, you will explore both the concepts of anxiety and strategies to support children and adolescents.

In part one, you will:

  • Understand what anxiety is
  • Understand what creates anxiety in the brain
  • Know the purpose of adrenaline and cortisol and their role in anxiety
  • Know factors which can contribute to anxiety in children
  • Know the different types of anxiety that can affect children
  • Recognise signs and symptoms that indicate a child may be experiencing anxiety
  • Understand how anxiety can impact children’s lives

In part two, you will:

  • Recognise information that can help your child access support
  • Know core strategies to implement in your home
  • Be aware of wider strategies to implement in your home to support anxiety
  • Know sign-posting avenues to support those with anxiety

Bonus Materials:

  • Child Anxiety Resource Pack
  • Child Mental Health Care Plan – Anxiety
  • Regulation Colouring Sheet

Please allow 90min – 2 hours to complete this course, depending on your learning style and reading speed. 

This course is validated and endorsed by the ACCPH. 

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