EXPERT: Katie Peinovich, LCSW
Children have been through a lot in the past few years so it’s not surprising that they may feel some anxiety. This talk will help parents learn how to use reinforcement and validation to support children in managing their anxiety. Specific coping strategies will be shared, along with information about how to tell when to seek professional support.
Anxiety is the most common mental health concern among children and teens. Perhaps this has never been truer than it is now, two years into a wholly disruptive and traumatic global pandemic.
Early intervention is essential to minimize later problems with depression and other social, emotional, behavioral, academic, and health difficulties.