Helping Young Children with Anxiety Thrive: Special Topics in Special Needs

Mon, Dec 05, 2016: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

In this highly interactive workshop, learn the biology of anxiety and how to recognize it in young children.  Leave with the knowledge of various approaches to help young children with anxious temperaments and anxiety disorder thrive.  Treatment approaches for typically developing children and for children who have developmental delays or disabilities will be presented.  Cognitive behavioral therapy, calming techniques, tips for children who are starting school, and reasons for why medication may be considered will also be discussed.

This training is open to First 5 partners, therapeutic and related service providers, and parents! Certificates are available upon request, indicating hours earned against the Infant-Family Early Childhood Mental Health Guidelines. ***This Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEDs, as required by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences.


Dr. Trenna Sutcliffe is a board-certified medical doctor in developmental & behavioral pediatrics in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a graduate of McMaster University School of Medicine in Hamilton, Ontario. She completed residency training in pediatrics and trained in pediatric neurology at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and completed a fellowship in developmental pediatrics at the University of Toronto. In addition, Sutcliffe earned a Master’s degree in medical genetics at the University of Toronto and a Master’s degree in clinical epidemiology at Stanford University. 


It will be held in room Cupertino B. 

Mon, Dec 05, 2016: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Parents Helping Parents
1400 Parkmoor Ave Suite 100
95126 San Jose , CA
Fee description: 

This is a free workshop.

Contact name: 
Zoe Folger
Contact phone: 
(408) 727-5775
Contact email: 
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