anxiety prevention program for children 10-12 yrs
FRIENDS for Life is an evidence-based prevention program proven to be effective in building emotional resilience and teaching strategies that are practical and useful for coping with times of worry and change. These are important skills that can help children cope with stress which they can use throughout their life.
The FRIENDS program was developed by Dr. Paula Barrett, a clinical child psychologist in Australia www.friendsprograms.com and is being used in schools and clinics around the world. This program helps to normalize the emotional state of anxiety and promotes self-confidence in dealing with difficult or anxiety provoking situations. It helps children acquire important life skills which include:
Dates: Wednesdays, Oct. 2 – Nov. 27, 2019 Note: Children do not attend the first session on October 2nd.
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Cambridge Public School, 250 Cambridge Street
Contact the Parenting Program Coordinator at 613-725-3601 ext. 108 for information and registration.