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Supporting Anxious Students 2024021F

Oct 24, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024

$770 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time 

Thursday 24 October 2024, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm 

Delivery mode 

In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne 


Educator with a student in your care who is experiencing anxiety 


Looking to register more than one person? Contact us at isLearn to arrange a group discount for your school.

The presentation will be user-friendly and engaging, and will cover the why, the what and the what next of anxiety support in a school context.  

Anxiety is affecting students significantly post-COVID and significantly impacts a student’s ability to learn.  

Anxiety can be at a variety of levels, from quite normal levels to debilitating. It is becoming a priority in today’s education climate to understand how to support anxious students. This learning event will provide you with practical knowledge that you can apply immediately, empowering educators and students.  

Key takeaways  

  • understanding of how anxiety present in students
  • understanding of the impacts of anxiety on learning and the science of anxiety in a user-friendly way
  • greater knowledge about triggers that may increase anxiety in a school context and how to adapt the environment to support anxious students
  • strategies to assist the student to learn about anxiety, in order to help themselves.


Presenter information  

Emma-Rose Parsons  

A thriving mental health can make the world of difference and it’s Emma-Rose’s passion to work in this space.  

Emma-Rose loves the variety in her role. To highlight her areas of practice, she currently: 

  • consults at her psychology clinics 

  • supports school teams to understand the nuances of neurodivergent students 

  • supervises other psychologists locally and interstate 

  • presents to schools, local community groups, at conferences and seminars 

  • assists workplaces to better understand mental health and to better engage and support neurodivergent team members 

ALL with a particular interest in creating a neuro-affirming community, where difference is celebrated and understood.  

As the director of Spectrum House Psychology and Emma-Rose Consulting and a Co-Director of the Paediatric Health Collective, she has been working in this space for 20+ years, both in Australia and abroad.  

Although her work is naturally grounded by science, it is designed to be interactive, engaging, and even a little fun! Mental health can be a heavy topic and Emma-Rose aims to present information in an easily digestible manner, that at heart is applicable and user-friendly. 

When not working in the mental health space, Emma-Rose has a love for parenting her two sons, camping, and ultra trail running.