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Thursday, February 6 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Making Sense of Anxiety in Kids

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Anxiety is one of the leading issues among children and teens today. From school to home, anxiety can happen anywhere and can take on many forms from worrying, obsessions, compulsions, phobias and other perplexing behaviours. What is clear is we cannot treat something we do not understand. In this unique presentation, Deborah will provide a fresh perspective on anxiety by weaving together medicine, developmental psychology, neuroscience, attachment research, and cultural tradition. Application to the classroom environment and school setting will be addressed.

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Dr. Deborah MacNamara

Dr. Deborah MacNamara is the author of the best-selling book Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one), is on Faculty at the Neufeld Institute, and is the Director of Kid’s Best Bet, a Counselling and Family Resource Center. Her book Rest, Play... Read More →


Thursday February 6, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am MST
ECC: Salon 8 9797 Jasper Ave
  Feature / Conférencier  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie
  • Chairperson Shauna Swerda - Northern Gateway #43
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 320
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English