We are pleased to announce the Virtual Western Canadian Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Conference: Proven, Effective and Concrete Strategies airing online Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Anxiety was at epidemic levels even before the COVID-19 pandemic and has only worsened exponentially since. Anxiety is the most common mental health concern among children and teens and is not something they outgrow. Indeed, most mental health problems in adulthood begin as anxiety in childhood and adolescence as anxiety.
Early intervention is essential to minimize later problems with depression and other social, emotional, behavioral, academic, and health difficulties. Unfortunately, most children go without effective support until they are teens, a time at which they are extremely susceptible for developing severe anxiety disorders. Without having a full understanding of anxiety and knowing what to look for, we can easily miss when anxiety shows up. Worse, many well-intentioned parents, teachers, and professionals and may even unwittingly make anxiety stronger in their attempts to make children feel better.
Join international presenters, Caroline Buzanko, Ph.D., Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D. and Meghan Barlow, Ph.D., Christine Dargon, Ph.D., for this special event.