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Supporting anxious students 2023068F is a Course

Supporting anxious students 2023068F

Jul 27, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023

$740 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Thursday 27 July 2023, 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


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 and this learning events 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      

Emma-Rose Parsons is a psychologist, speaker and board approved supervisor who opened Spectrum House in 2008.  She works both in private clinical practice and with schools, assisting teaching teams to find solutions to mental health concerns in the education environment. She enjoys giving interactive and lively presentations, which are practical and meaningful.


Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards 

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment