Live Virtual Workshops
Anxiety in Children & Youth
Practical Intervention Strategies
Credit Hours (CEC)
Anxiety in Children and Youth - Live Virtual - June 16, 2023; 9am-4pm Central Time
Early rate expires 05/27/2023
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Understand the definition and role of anxiety
- Identify when anxiety is becoming more ‘disordered’
- Describe how anxiety manifests in the brain and nervous system
- Recognize signs of regulation
- Identify an integrated plan for treating anxiety
- Apply strategies for increasing regulation and reducing anxiety
*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials
Method of Delivery
Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, delivered electronically.
Some of the Topics Included
- Anxiety and its Natural Purpose
- The Link to Caregiver Response
- The Nature of Stress, Fear, and Anxiety
- Understanding the Stress Response System
- Statistics: Prevalence and Trends
- Overview of Working with Anxiety
- Body-Oriented Anxiety Reduction Strategies
- Mind-Body Anxiety Reduction Strategies
- Cognitive-Behavioural Anxiety Reduction Strategies
- Building a New Pattern: Steps Toward Change
This is an introductory level workshop intended for parents, childcare providers, school personnel, support workers, and anyone working in a helping role with children or youth struggling with anxiety.
Terms & Conditions
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Trainer: Monica Bhatara
Monica has over 25 years of experience working in the community-based social services field as a Therapist and Community Educator. She is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, and Focusing-Oriented Therapist. Monica has worked both in clinical settings for various programs and served in a leadership role as Director of Clinical Practice, providing her expertise to clinical and non-clinical programs that focus on family preservation and reunification, complex intergenerational trauma, trauma-informed practice, and clinical supervision. In addition to training with CTRI, she has a private counselling practice where she incorporates somatic work, play and expressive therapies, and interpersonal neurobiology in her work with children, youth, and adults. Monica believes in the power of human resiliency and the importance of building the capacity of paraprofessionals and non-clinical workers because they play a vital role on the therapy spectrum. As a trainer, she brings stimulating stories and a style that promotes engagement and facilitates learning.