Mental Health Webinars For Parents

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will soon be hosting 2 webinars concerning children’s mental health topics. Register for these webinars to learn about anxiety coping strategies and support for severe irritability.

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Coping Strategies for Anxious Kids, What Parents Need to Know 

Friday, November 2, 2018  |  12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

Join NIMH for a webinar on coping strategies for anxious kids. During the webinar, Dr Erin Berman will discuss how to identify an anxious child; how to change anxious thinking; the science and biological roots of anxiety in children; how computer technology is transforming the understanding of anxiety; and current treatment options (medications & CBT: cognitive behavioral therapy). Click here to register for the webinar.

Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Irritability?

Wednesday, November 7, 2018  |  3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Join NIMH for a webinar on irritability in children. Children pass through many phases of development as they grow up. It can be hard to know if a child is going through normal development or showing signs of something more serious. Occasional outbursts and irritability are a normal outcome of being tired, uncomfortable, or frustrated. In some children, it can be chronic and explosive. The webinar will cover common signs of severe irritability; how parents can help a child with severe irritability; what treatment options exist, such as cognitive behavioral therapy; and ongoing irritability research conducted at NIMH. Click here to register for the webinar.

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