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Friday, 29 August 2014

Workshop - Anxiety and Young Children

Yesterday I had the enormous pleasure of presenting a one hour talk to year 12 students at Glenwood High School on the topic of anxiety and young children as part of their studies in Early Childhood. A really lovely bunch of girls, fabulous staff and morning tea. What more could I ask for? We discussed the influences on a child's emotional,cognitive, physical and social development and pondered the impact of personality, environmental factors such as the mother's emotional state and technology on young children (and teens also). I was impressed by the students' insightful questions. Their fabulous librarian, Radha, had come across my newest book, 12 Annoying Monsters - Self Talk for Children with Anxiety and thought it perfect for the class.

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations Dawn on both your book and your great work with the children yesterday. Helping them identify, gently confront, and develop strategies to overcome anxiety will benefit them forever. Harry Mayr (psychologist).

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