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Thursday, February 6 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Next Epidemic

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Thirty two percent of all individuals will experience problems with anxiety over the course of their lifetime, including preschoolers. Why? This session explores how the brain reacts to stress and our responses to anxiety. We will explore the connection between cognition, behaviours and physiology, while discussing the different types of anxiety diagnosis. As educators it is important to understand what the symptoms of anxiety look like, and how to help children manage these symptoms. We will discuss tools you can use to support your students including relaxation techniques, restructuring cognition, facing their fears through exposure, and preventing relapse.

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Christy Filgate

Coordinator for Special Education
I recently completed my Master’s degree in the area of Educational Research to improve my understanding of how trauma impacts the brain and subsequently, one's ability to learn in the classroom. I am excited to provide a session at the 2018/2019 Teacher's Convention to discuss the... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm
ECC: Salon 10 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 128
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English
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