Come and join us for this free online event in the The Nillumbik Parenting Series. The program aims to strengthen skills, strategies and tools for families to provide positive support to children and young people and respond effectively during the most challenging times.


Helping your anxious child

It can be difficult being a parent and watching your child struggle with anxiety.  Early support can help children learn to understand their anxiety and provide some practical coping strategies.

Presented by Family Support Worker – Joan Lauricella, this practical webinar is suitable for parents with preschool or early primary school aged children who are concerned about their child’s anxious behaviour. You will learn helpful ways of responding to and supporting your child with anxiety.

What is covered?

  • How anxiety can affect children
  • What you can do to support your anxious child
  • Helpful and unhelpful responses to your child’s anxiety
  • Where to go for further help

Audience: Parents with preschool or early primary school aged children

When: Wednesday 23 June

Time: 1pm-2.30pm

Location: Online Webinar (Microsoft Teams)

Cost: Free



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The Nillumbik Parenting Series is proudly presented in partnership with healthAbility and ParentZone with the support of other local services and agencies.