Please note: These events will be limited to 500 attendees. Access to the live event will be available to registered participants on a first come, first serve basis. To secure a spot, we invite you to log on 5 - 10 minutes prior to the event.
About the Webinar:
The COVID-19 pandemic is eliciting significant psychosocial concerns for youth and adults alike, especially anxiety. Educators have unique opportunities to engage with youth during this time, despite the fact that most schools are operating remotely. Identifying and implementing strategies for all (educators and youth) to cope with anxiety during this time is important. In this webinar, we will discuss how to identify anxiety, distinguish typical and problematic anxiety, and describe/utilize coping strategies for anxiety, and promote resilience in educational settings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Distinguish typical vs. problematic anxiety within educational settings (both in-person and remote formats) during a global pandemic
- Apply evidence-based strategies for anxiety to these situations as an educator
- Learn to promote use of evidence-based strategies for anxiety for youth within an educational setting
- Understand how implementation of effective anxiety coping strategies can promote resilience
>>> Register for Part 1: Anxiety in the Classroom - Identifying Anxiety and What to do About It on September 9, 2020 here. <<<
This webinar is part of 4-part series designed to highlight what anxiety looks like and walk through evidence-based interventions for anxiety in educational settings. Learn more about the series and access presentation materials here.
*Our events are open to the public and attendees from any region. Due to limited capacity, however, we kindly ask that if you are not from Region 10 (AK, ID, OR, WA) to please consider waiting to register or not attending live and watching the recording in order to prioritize space for our Region 10 participants. We have an amazing team that will post a link to the recording within a week of event.
Jennifer Blossom, PhD is a Clinical Child Psychologist with expertise in assessment and intervention for youth with anxiety, depression, and suicidality. Dr. Blossom has worked in some capacity in the field of clinical child psychology for over 10 years. Currently, Dr. Blossom is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychology and Human Development at the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF), teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Before joining UMF, Dr. Blossom completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Seattle Children’s/University of Washington where she conducted research and provided clinical services within the Mood and Anxiety Program and Crisis Care Clinic. Dr. Blossom maintains an active research program related to service delivery, efficiency, and access for youth with internalizing problems, with particular emphasis on expanding behavioral interventions within integrated healthcare settings.
Kendra Read, PhD is a clinical psychologist, the Director of the Mood & Anxiety Program and Director of Anxiety Programs at Seattle Children’s. She is also the Director of Psychotherapy Training through the University of Washington School of Medicine Child Psychiatry Fellowship. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA under the mentorship of Philip Kendall, Ph.D., completed her internship in pediatric psychology at Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department. Dr. Read specializes in the treatment of youth with anxiety disorders and OCD from a cognitive behavioral therapy perspective. Her research interests include understanding factors that contribute to treatment outcome, and the dissemination and implementation of CBT for anxiety disorders.
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