Course Overview

Dr. Amy Sweet, Educational Psychologist, takes you through this highly practical course to help you understand anxiety in children and young people, and most importantly guides you step-by-step through numerous strategies, techniques, and approaches that can be implemented into your practice immediately!

  • Recognising Anxiety - understand how to identify anxiety in pupils in your school.

  • Practical Strategies for Individual Pupils - detailed, step-by-step instruction of how to use 3 crucial approaches.

  • Whole-School Approaches - ideas and strategies for developing your whole-school approach to reducing anxiety, and how/when to make onward referrals.

Course curriculum

Estimated completion time is 2hrs, and you will need to pass the Quiz and Assessments with a 100% pass rate

  • 1

    Chapter 1 - Recognising Anxiety [45 minutes]

    • Anxiety - Introduction

    • Download Workbook 1

    • Before We Begin - Quiz

    • What Is Anxiety?

    • A Hand Model of the Brain

    • Identifying Anxiety

  • 2

    Chapter 2 - Practical Strategies for Individual Pupils [45 minutes]

    • Chapter 2 Intro

    • Download Workbook 2

    • Naming & Taming Anxiety

    • Comforting others

    • Naming & Taming (continued)

    • Naming & Taming Handout

    • Relaxation Approaches

    • Progressive Muscle Relaxation

    • Relaxation Approaches (continued)

    • CBT & Thought Challengers

    • The Power of Thoughts

    • CBT & Thought Challengers (continued)

    • Court Case handout

  • 3

    Chapter 3 - Whole School Approach [30 minutes]

    • Chapter 3 Intro

    • Whole School Approaches & Onward Referrals

    • Reflection & Assessment

    • Feedback & Evaluation

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