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Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: Changing the Family Dance



Anxiety can be a very persistent master. When it moves into families, it takes over daily routines, schoolwork, and recreation. To make matters worse, the things adults (including many therapists and school staff) do to help anxious children can actually make the anxiety stronger. Fortunately, research shows that what we teach children about risk, danger, uncertainty, and problem-solving makes a huge difference in whether they go on to become anxious or depressed teens and adults. In this workshop, you’ll explore concrete counterintuitive strategies that normalize worry for families, including how to help children, teens, and their families.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.9
Speakers:
Lynn Lyons
Duration:
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
24 Mar, 2017
Product Code:
NOS052755
Media Type:
Digital Recordings

CPD


CPD

This online program is worth 2.0 hours CPD.



Handouts

Speakers

Lynn Lyons Related seminars and products: 5

L.I.C.S.W.


Lynn Lyons, L.I.C.S.W. specializes in working with anxiety in children. She is the coauthor Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive) Access never expires for this product.

Objectives

  1. Articulate worry managing strategies where the client expects anxiety to occur
  2. Evaluate strategies to help clients stay focused on demoting worry
  3. Articulate methods for clients to explore skills and strengths to keep moving forward in the therapeutic setting

Outline

  • Introduction
    • What’s going on?
    • Anxious Parents Causing Anxious Children
    • Better Emotionally Equipped Children
  • Cognitive Skills Needed to Equip Children
    • Three Things Found in Children with Anxiety
  • Current Way of Handling Children with Anxiety
    • How We Need to Treat
  • Process-Based Approach vs. Content-Based Approach
  • Prevention of Anxiety and Depression
    • Cognitive Patterns and Specific Skills
      • GCP
  • Positive Expectancy
  • Family-Frontloading
  • Do NOT Support Anxiety
    • Support Uncertainty and Support being Uncomfortable
    • Teach Skills to Parents and Kids - Three Targeted Areas
  • Critical Concepts
  • Seven “Puzzle Pieces”
    • Ways/Strategies to Manage Worry
    • Targeting in School

Target Audience

Psychologists, Physicians, Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Behavioral Health Professionals

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Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 122

Comments

Carole R - FORT WASHINGTON, Maryland

"Very good presentation! This was very useful to my practice."

Ursula S - BELLINGHAM, Massachusetts

"amazing training!!"

Jennifer A - MOBILE, Alabama

"fantastic presentation"

Liesl S - HIGHLAND PARK, Illinois

"wonderful - thank you"

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