Anxiety can negatively impact not only a child’s emotional well-being, but also their ability to succeed socially and educationally in school as well as thrive in speech/language interventions. This course will help participants identify and understand anxiety disorders and how they impact language development, social-emotional development, and classroom performance.
Course created on March 5, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the warning signs of common anxiety disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the development and maintenance of anxiety.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the ways anxiety can negatively impact academic development and achievement of speech/language goals.
- After this course, participants will be able to label five specific strategies for helping children cope with anxiety in school.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and overview of anxiety prevalence, symptoms, and common types|
|15-30 Minutes||Development of anxiety (causal factors)|
|30-50 Minutes||SLP role in intervention|
|50-55 Minutes||How to assist in finding outside resources|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Aimee Kotrba, PhD
A clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological assessment and treatment of children, couples, and families, Dr. Kotrba also offers treatment to adults and adolescents. Dr. Kotrba’s primary interventions include individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for disruptive behavior disorders, and psychological assessments for learning issues, anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. She is a nationally-known expert and speaker on the identification and treatment of anxiety disorders, and is active speaking in the community on a variety of psychological topics.
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