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Anxiety in Children and Youth: Practical Intervention Strategies

October 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Anxiety in Children and Youth: Practical Intervention Strategies

Childhood and adolescence are critical times for emotional and psychological development. During these stages, anxiety patterns can begin that continue into adulthood. Having caregivers who are equipped to support and teach children and youth skills for managing and interrupting their anxiety patterns is crucial for early intervention. This workshop will provide participants with a diverse range of skills designed to decrease anxiety and expand the capacity for managing emotions and anxious thought patterns when working with children & youth.

Topics covered will include:

  • Anxiety and its Natural Purpose
  • The Nature of Stress, Fear, and Anxiety
  • Understanding the Stress Response System
  • Overview of Working with Anxiety
  • Body-Oriented Anxiety Reduction Strategies
  • Mind-Body Anxiety Reduction Strategies
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Anxiety Reduction Strategies
  • Building a New Pattern: Steps Toward Change

This workshop will be facilitated by Danielle Forth, MSc, RPsych

Danielle is a Crisis & Trauma Research Institute trainer who has over 15 years of clinical experience working in front line mental health, consulting and teaching roles. She is a Registered Psychologist and holds a Master’s degree in Marital and Family Therapy. In addition to training with CTRI, she has a private clinical practice working with individuals, couples and families on a variety of mental health issues.


Pace Centre


Pace Centre Grande Prairie
10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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