Anxiety and Learning: How Anxiety Manifests in the Classroom


 webeventlogoDate: January 25, 2016

Time: 3:30 pm EST


This webcast will be designed specifically for teachers to help them understand the different pathways anxiety can manifest in students and the effects this can have on their learning. Specifically, strategies will be provided to help teachers balance the need for students to reach educational goals while being sensitive to the underlying stress and consequences this can have.

Presenter:Dr. Felicia Kaufman

Felicia Kaufman received her M.A. and her Ph.D. degrees from McGill University in 1996 and 2003 respectively, with a major in School and Applied Child Psychology. Dr. Kaufman worked in the Youth Service Department at the Jewish General Hospital and was also the Director of Counselling Services at a private high school and college in Montreal, overseeing a team of therapists and child care workers delivering psychosocial services to a student population with diverse needs. She has been managing the Counselling Department at Agence Ometz over the past few years, supervising the team of therapists and students and coordinating the adult and family therapy programs. Dr. Kaufman has a private practice where she works with adolescents, young adults, and adults specializing in anxiety, depression, addictions, autism spectrum disorders, divorce, and various forms of life stress.

Target Audience: Educators of Elementary – cycle 3 and Secondary, school consellors

Maximum 30 participants

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About Susan van Gelder

Susan has over 20 years experience in the classroom at the elementary level, first as a homeroom teacher and later as an ICT teacher. She has presented sessions and workshops at a number of conferences, both in Canada and the U.S. Her work with LEARN is directed towards providing materials for teachers and consultants to help with powerful ways of using technology to improve communication and learning. She wrote her first blog post in 2005.
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