Helping Students to Combat their Stress and Anxiety Associated with Pandemics and Crises

Monday February 8, 2021
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Lecture 5

These are stressful and anxious times. Even when not experiencing a global pandemic, nearly half of all parents say their children are experiencing high levels of stress and anxiety. Without tools to help children manage these feelings, anxiety and stress, children may begin to display mental health issues and behavioral problems. This workshop will address how stress and anxiety related to pandemics, crises and disasters impacting students and the specific and practical techniques to assist counselors in working with students to manage the stress and anxiety in their lives. In addition, helpful suggestions in working with parents, administrators and educators to combat their students’ stress and anxiety associated with the COVID-19 virus will be discussed. After attending this lecture, Participants will design effective strategies to decrease the stress and anxiety response in students including; calming techniques.

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