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January 16, 2020

Understanding Anxiety: Students and Anxiety

Today’s fast-paced, high stress, technology-filled world is wreaking havoc on our students’ mental health. Pulled in so many different directions, students are experiencing anxiety like never before. Learning how to support students who have anxiety is an essential skill every educator needs to know. In Part I of this 3-part webinar series, you will learn about the differences between “good” and “bad” anxiety, recognize how anxiety is manifested in passive or aggressive behaviors, and develop classroom strategies to ensure students are supported and understood.
About the Presenter: Jaime McNatt is a practitioner with 18+ years of experience in the educational field including school mental health, maladaptive coping strategies and social media addictions, all of which have given Ms.McNatt first hand experience into developmental vulnerabilities and the development of the skills needed to achieve personal wellness. As a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a licensed School Social Worker, McNatt takes a strength-based approach and utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques focusing on the uniqueness of each client. She is certified in EMDR and trained in Gottman method, ACT (Acceptance-Commitment-Therapy), mindfulness practices, Yoga Calm, and CBT.
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