This presentation is designed to be a make-and-take for school psychologists which will allow them to subsequently present to students, parents, and school staff on what anxiety is, what stress is, and learning how to manage both through an understanding of the reasons we experience such and the physiology and evolution behind stress. Participants will leave with a foundation in anxiety, stress, coping skills, and de-escalation which can be taught to the true first responders - parents, teachers, and even other students.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1. The learner will undersand the connection between anxiety and stress
2. The learner will understand how to teach others about anxiety, stress, and coping.
3. The learner will empower teachers, students, and parents to know when help is needed.