Does Your Child Feel Anxious? - Glasshouse Christian College

Does Your Child Feel Anxious?



  • June 5, 2024

Does Your Child Feel Anxious?

Does your child feel overly fearful, anxious, or worried in certain situations?

Many children can feel anxious, fearful, or worried in certain situations. In most situations this is a normal emotion when faced with something threatening. Everyone can feel anxious from time to time. However, some children experience anxiety more intensely or more often than others and it stops them from having fun, going to school, or getting the most out of their life.

Take Action is an evidence-based program for 7- to 12-year-olds experiencing anxiety. Each child session takes approximately 1 hour, and the program runs over 10-12 weeks (either in-person or online). The program also includes six x one-hour sessions for parents/carers to provide additional education and support on managing children’s anxiety.

All children receive a comprehensive assessment before and after the program, and all child and parent/carer workbooks and materials to practice Take Action skills at home are provided. The project has full ethics approval from the Griffith University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC: 2023/381).

To find out more information and register to complete an initial assessment over the phone, please email Take Action at cadrp@griffith.edu.au.

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