- When Anxiety Affects Education: Strategies for Helping Students Series
- Chronic Absenteeism
Module 7: Collaborating with Parents and Caregivers
It is very difficult and much less effective to treat anxiety in children and teens without providing education to parents regarding the role of avoidance in maintaining anxiety disorders. Participants will learn why lowering family accommodation of anxiety is effective in reducing anxious suffering of children. Parents need to be taught counter-intuitive strategies to respond to anxious behaviors in their children.