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Friday, February 23 • 10:30 - 12:00
Anxiety in the Primary Classroom

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Identify the 5 main types of anxiety and help your students work to overcome it! One in five children have a diagnosable anxiety disorder and the effects of anxiety in kids in early grades can be profound. The negative consequences of anxiety impacts school work, social skills and most drastically self-confidence. In this session you will learn the main types of anxiety and how to identify them, and then learn hands-on practical ways to help your anxious students feel happier, be more self-confident and learn to reduce their constant worrying. Strategies taught can easily be incorporated into your days, and can be used immediately on Monday morning.


Laurie Wright

Laurie Wright is a passionate speaker, author, educator, TEDx talker, program creator, and idea maker! Determined to help children increase their positive self-talk and BOOST their mental health, Laurie helps kids see life as an adventure, not a risk.

Friday February 23, 2018 10:30 - 12:00 MST
PE 250 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness (PE Building), University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4