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When Anxiety Gets in the Way: How to Understand and Work Effectively with Anxious Children

Course: #6963 Level: Introductory1 Hour 95 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the warning signs of common anxiety disorders.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the development and maintenance of anxiety.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the ways anxiety can negatively impact academic and language development.
  • checkmarkAfter 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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