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Working with children who are anxious (new ed. book 2) available now

October 21st, 2019

Many people, including young children and adolescents, struggle with anxiety on a daily basis. Australian school psychologists have identified anxiety as the most common issue encountered in their work with students and their families in primary schools;[1] with one in five children and adolescents having elevated symptoms of anxiety.[2] High levels of anxiety negatively impact […]

Help prevent anxiety (new ed. 1)

October 14th, 2019

Australian school psychologists have identified anxiety as the most common issue encountered in their work with students and their families in primary schools.[1] One in five children and adolescents have elevated symptoms of anxiety.[2] Early intervention is key to promoting positive mental health and strong learning outcomes. This ebooklet provides a brief overview of anxiety and a […]

Reduce anxiety: Create a safe classroom and school environment

July 23rd, 2019

There is often no single cause for anxiety. Common risk factors include having a parent with anxiety, stressful life events, health issues, frequent lack of sleep, neurodevelopmental disorders, learning disabilities and temperament. Children who are exposed to one or more stressful or traumatic life events are more likely to have high levels of anxiety. Such […]