Parenting Workshop Series

Anxiety Awareness: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Kids Thrive 

Join City of St. Albert Community Services and the St. Albert Family Resource Centre for a free parenting workshop series on anxiety in children and teens.  

Each workshop will focus on a 45-minute video from Dr. Caroline, a Calgary-based psychologist who has worked with children, teens and families for nearly 30 years. Her expertise will equip parents with the tools to recognize anxiety, coach their kids through big emotions and empower families to confront anxiety while building resilience.

Tuesday, April 9, 20247:00 - 8:30 p.m.Forsyth Hall,
St. Albert Public Library
(Downtown Branch)
5 St. Anne Street
Tuesday, April 16, 20247:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 23, 20247:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Please register prior to each session using the links below.
To get the most out of these sessions we recommend you attend in person, but we understand that life happens, so a Zoom link is available upon request.

Workshop #1 - April 9: Understanding and Addressing Anxiety

In part one of this series, we will explore the difference between normal worries and anxiety disorders, how anxiety shows up, and the fundamental core of anxiety - critical knowledge for effectively supporting anxious children and teens. We will also uncover the common traps that even the most caring adults can stumble into that inadvertently strengthen anxiety and what you can start doing immediately instead to promote children's and teens' resilience. 

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Workshop #2 - April 16: Emotional Intelligence for Children and Teens

In part two of this series, we delve into the function of emotions and offer insights on becoming an effective emotion coach for children and teens when big emotions show up. We cover essential strategies to enhance emotion regulation and resilience and tactics to outsmart anxiety's deceptive tricks.

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Workshop #3 - April 23: Empowering Responses to Anxiety for Youth

In our final workshop, learn how to empower children and teens to confront their anxieties with confidence, enhancing cognitive flexibility, and effective problem-solving. Discover the transformative power of daring and defying anxiety, building resilience, and fostering a mindset of risk-taking and committed action to support thriving and long-term well-being.

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Last edited: March 27, 2024