Registration Open: Wednesday Webinar | Anxiety in School Setting


UPDATE: Event Closed

In today’s fast-paced world, the challenges faced by students within the school setting extend far beyond the pages of textbooks. As we witness an increasing prevalence of anxiety among students, it is imperative that we come together to address this growing concern. We are excited to extend an invitation to our upcoming webinar, where we will delve into the topic of “Navigating Anxiety in the School Environment.”

Registration Details

We invite educators, school counselors, parents, guardians, and anyone with a vested interest in student well-being to join us for this enlightening webinar. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of this vital conversation. With limited slots available, we encourage you to act swiftly.

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📅 Date: 16th August, 2023
🕒 Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30

Topics to cover

The school environment, once solely associated with learning and growth, is now a complex landscape where various forms of anxiety can take root. From the sleepless nights brought about by Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) to the heart-wrenching experiences of Separation Anxiety, these emotions can significantly impact students’ academic performance, social interactions, and overall well-being. The webinar aims to equip educators, parents, and caregivers with a profound understanding of the diverse anxiety profiles students may exhibit. By recognizing the signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders such as Social Anxiety Disorder and Selective Mutism, attendees will be better prepared to provide the necessary support and interventions that can make a world of difference.

One of the webinar’s focal points is emphasizing the importance of collaboration between educators and parents. By working hand in hand, we can create an environment that nurtures emotional well-being. School staff and parents both play pivotal roles in recognizing and addressing anxiety in students, offering them the guidance they need to thrive both academically and emotionally. Our expert speakers, who are seasoned professionals in the field of mental health and education, will share invaluable insights and strategies during the webinar. From understanding the nuances of each anxiety manifestation to implementing effective communication techniques and resilience-building methods, attendees will gain actionable knowledge that can be applied immediately in real-world scenarios.

The webinar will also explore ways to build resilience in students, helping them develop the tools to manage anxiety effectively. We believe that fostering a school environment that embraces inclusivity and emotional safety is the cornerstone of supporting students with anxiety disorders. By creating a safe space for expression, we can help them navigate the challenges they face.

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Students with Generalized Anxiety Disorder may exhibit excessive worry and apprehension about various aspects of school life, such as academic performance, tests, social interactions, and future outcomes. This persistent anxiety can affect their concentration, leading to academic challenges and impacting their overall well-being.

Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety in school students involves intense distress when separated from parents or caregivers. This can result in difficulty focusing on schoolwork, reluctance to attend school, and emotional upheaval during transitions, ultimately affecting their classroom experience.

School Phobia

School phobia, also known as School Avoidance, is characterized by extreme fear and anxiety related to attending school. Students with school phobia might experience physical symptoms like stomachaches or headaches, leading to consistent absenteeism and hindering their engagement with learning.

Social Anxiety Disorder

School students with Social Anxiety Disorder often feel extreme discomfort in social situations, including interactions with peers and teachers. This can impact classroom participation, group activities, and presentations, as the fear of negative evaluation hinders their ability to express themselves.

Elective Mutism

Elective Mutism presents as a consistent inability to speak in specific situations, even though the student is capable of speech. In a school context, this might manifest as a student being unable to speak in class or around certain peers, impeding their ability to communicate and engage in learning.

Recognizing these anxiety profiles in school students is crucial for providing appropriate support, fostering an inclusive environment, and helping them thrive academically and emotionally. Together, we can navigate anxiety’s complex maze and guide our students towards a brighter and more resilient future.