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One day Training-Professionals Working With Children 8-12 yrs Chatham, Ont. Oct 6 2015
One day Training-Professionals Working With Children 8-12 yrs Chatham, Ont. Oct 6 2015


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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: 8:00 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.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Park Avenue Business Centre (PABC), Rm. 218

25 Creek Rd., Chatham, Ont, N7M 0L1

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.