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Understanding and supporting students with anxiety 2022119W is a Course

Understanding and supporting students with anxiety 2022119W

Feb 28 - Dec 31, 2022

$350 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 1 March 2022, 9.30 am to 12.00 pm

Delivery mode

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


Key takeaways               

  • 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.


Presenter information

Emma-Rose Parsons      

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.