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One day Training-Professionals Working With Children 8-11 yrs Ottawa, On. April 24, 2014
One day Training-Professionals Working With Children 8-11 yrs Ottawa, On. April 24, 2014


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Did you know that anxiety...

  • Has been increasing and is affecting children at younger ages than before
  • Is the most common mental health problem among children and youth today (more prevalent than ADHD, behaviour disorders, or substance use disorders),
  • Causes a great deal of distress and suffering
  • Can interfere with a child’s healthy development and functioning (academic, social) and persist into adulthood

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: $310.00 includes handouts, Children’s Group Leader Manual and Activity Book, HST, continental breakfast, refreshments, and lunch.

Thursday April 24, 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.