509 – Worrywarts: Alleviating Anxiety through School Counselor Interventions


Media Format: Audio CD

SKU: WC19-WK509C Category:


If unaddressed, childhood and adolescent anxiety can have a lasting, negative impact on
students?۪ social and emotional development, academic success, and college/career readiness.
School counselors play an integral role in addressing students?۪ mental health needs. Through

evidence-based interventions, school counselors can effectively promote the skills and attitudes
necessary to cope with, and even overcome, childhood anxiety disorders.

Presented by: Summer Kuba, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives
Participants will:

  1. Identify at least four forms of anxiety in children and adolescents, including the signs and symptoms often displayed in the school setting
  2. Analyze appropriate counseling interventions and theories that are effective in reducing childhood anxiety
  3. Explore strategies used to appropriately integrate school counseling interventions into the comprehensive school counseling program, with the scope of the school counselor, ethical considerations, and Christian values in mind