Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 1 March 2022, 9.30 am to 12.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are working in a primary or secondary setting and would like to better understand how to support your students with autism/anxiety.
The webinar will cover:
- what is anxiety, its prevalence, and presentation?
- why is it relevant to understand how this presents in students?
- what impact will anxiety have on a student’s learning and mental health?
- what are practical ways to support students with anxiety?
Anxiety is on the rise and can significantly impact learning. This webinar will give you knowledge and practical strategies to implement.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment
Relevant Australian professional standards for teachers
1. Know students and how they learn
4. Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
- understanding of the different presentations of anxiety
- awareness of the neurology that is relevant to understanding how anxiety impacts thinking
- understanding of the impact of these on a student’s learning skills and problem solving skills
- strategies to put into action.
Emma-Rose Parsons is a psychologist, speaker and board approved supervisor who opened Spectrum House in 2008. She works both in private clinical practice and with schools, assisting teaching teams to find solutions to mental health concerns in the education environment. She enjoys giving interactive and lively presentations, which are practical and meaningful.