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One Day Training for Professionals Working With Children 4-7 yrs Ottawa, On. April 23 2014
One Day Training for Professionals Working With Children 4-7 yrs Ottawa, On. April 23 2014


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Did you know….

  • That almost 15 percent of preschoolers have atypically high levels of depression and anxiety (Côté SM, et al., Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2009;50 (10).
  • The development of social–emotional competence is of key importance during early childhood to build a strong foundation for competence throughout life.
  • A universal research trial in Australian pre-school classrooms found FUN FRIENDS was effective in decreasing young children’s anxiety and behavioural inhibition, and increasing social-emotional competence.

Become Certified in FRIENDS Anxiety Prevention and Intervention Program

Attending this one-day training will certify you to implement FRIENDS with groups of children in education, health or social service settings.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $295.00 (includes FUN FRIENDS Facilitator Manual, FUN FRIENDS Family Guide, handouts, HST, refreshments, a continental breakfast and lunch).
Wednesday April 23, 2014
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
2 MacNeil Court
Kanata, Ontario K2L 487
Website: friendsrt.com
E-Mail: contactus@friendsrt.com

FRIENDS is a world-leading program proven to be effective in helping children and youth cope with feelings of fear, worry, and depression and build emotional resilience and self-esteem.

  • Recognize signs of anxiety
  • Positively manage emotions
  • Demonstrate empathy for others
  • Use relaxation to calm down
  • Use positive, helpful self-talk
  • Change unhelpful to helpful thoughts
  • Solve problems
  • Face feared or difficult situations
  • Look for the positives in situations
  • Evaluate performance realistically
  • Be a friend to ourselves and others
  • Build our support teams

FRIENDS promotes self-confidence in dealing with difficult or anxiety provoking situations and teaches essential resiliency building coping skills.