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Friday, February 10 • 10:30 - 12:30
Strategies for Managing Anxiety in the Classroom

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Anxiety has become an epidemic for our children. In a world of technology, where the divorce rate is 50%, and there are more pressures than ever to succeed, even the youngest of children are beginning to struggle with the symptoms of anxiety. When a child is struggling with anxiety to a teacher or a parent it may look like a shy child, behavior difficulties and disobedience. Teachers and parents alike try behavior strategies, token economies, discipline and punishment to gain a child's cooperation. If anxiety is at the root of these concerns many of these strategies will worsen the issue, not rectify it. This presentation aims to provide teachers and even parents with a greater understanding of anxiety and tangible strategies to take into the classroom or home to support the child who is struggling. Ultimately providing both teacher and child a more pleasant classroom experience, setting the child up for future academic and emotional successes.

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Tammy Auten-Dye, M.Ed. Registered Psychologist

Tammy Auten-Dye is a Psychologist in Central Alberta, who, in addition to other populations, works with children age 4-18 years. Tammy has a private practice in Ponoka Alberta and works with a variety of contracts as well as the Wolf Creek PCN. Tammy is a mother of two beautiful daughter's aged 5 and 3 and splits her time between family, friends, business and pleasure.


Friday February 10, 2017 10:30 - 12:30
Shaw CC: Salon 5/6 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 120
  • Chairperson Kim Nahirniak - Woodland Rivers #40