FREE Evening Talk - Helping Your Anxious Child: What it looks like and what parents can do

Friday, February 21, 2014

Presented in partnership with Anxiety Canada and The FORCE Society For Kids’ Mental Health

Event Description: Anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition in children and youth. 1 in 4 children experience significant anxiety at some point in their lives. This event will explore common childhood fears and how parents can respond with empathy, and coach children to think helpful thoughts and gradually face their fears.

Presenters:

 

Christine Yu, M.A., R.C.C. :

Christine has worked extensively in the field of anxiety, both as a researcher and a practitioner. In addition to individual and family therapy, Christine conducts workshops and presentations about childhood anxiety for schools and parent groups around the Lower Mainland.

Victoria Keddis, PiR:

A Parent in Residence with The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health is a parent with lived experience. Victoria is a certified FRIENDS for Life and FUN Friends Parent Trainer which has reinforced the learning along the way.

Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7-9pm

Location: Chan Centre for Family Health Education at BC Children’s Hospital - Visitors Entrance #18, 938 west 28th Ave in Vancouver (entrance is on the ring road inside the BC Children's Hospital campus. The access to the parking in front of the theatre is on Oak St.)

The presentation is free, seating is limited, please RSVP:

https://helping-anxious-child-talk.eventbrite.ca

For information phone 604-878-3400, click here for a poster

Funding provided by BC Partners