- When Anxiety Affects Education: Strategies for Helping Students Series
- Chronic Absenteeism
Module 6: Strategies for Addressing Non-Disordered Anxiety
Not all anxiety is disordered, but anxiety can interfere with quality of life and learning. Participants will learn that fostering resilience by increasing tolerance for uncertainty is critical to helping anxious children. By providing knowledge to students that they can cope effectively with difficulty, students can increase self-efficacy and face future challenges. Students need to be taught how to contextualize their challenges as being environmentally-mediated rather than characterologically-determined.