How You Can Help Youth Manage Anxiety

  • On-Demand Webinar
  • Recorded on Friday, February 23, 2018
  • 1.5 hour training
  • FREE for YIPA members
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Learners' Own Words

"Such a helpful mix of theory and practical strategies to support youth."

"This training was so incredibly helpful and pertinent to my daily work with youth! I am so excited to use these tools and share them with both the youth and mentors I work with."

"Got to key content right away, clear explanation of anxiety disorders, concrete tools."

Your Training Description

Anxiety is a normal part of the pre-teen and adolescent years. But unmanaged or excessive anxiety negatively impacts youth development. Anxiety is highly treatable, but too often it goes unnoticed and therefore untreated. It’s imperative you know how to effectively help young people cope with anxiety. With proper interventions, you can positively influence the way youth deal with anxiety. Understand the common types you’ll encounter and the warning signs to watch for. Learn practical ways you can help youth manage their anxiety.

Your Learning Objectives

  • Learn the basics of the most commonly treated anxiety disorders in youth
  • Know how to identify the signs and symptoms of anxiety in youth
  • Acquire 2-3 coping strategies you can teach a youth to help them manage their anxiety

Your Trainer

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Dr. Lisa Herman is the founder of Synergy eTherapy, an online telemental health group practice. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in both Minnesota and New York and has years of clinical experience working with youth and adults who suffer from a wide range of mental health concerns including anxiety disorders. Before moving back to her hometown of Minneapolis, Dr. Lisa worked in New York City as a clinical director for a grant-funded substance abuse treatment program for youth at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, Child and Family Institute. During this time, Dr. Lisa was also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she enjoyed teaching and supervising psychology and psychiatry trainees. Dr. Lisa currently lives in Minneapolis with her family and they enjoy fishing, cooking, spending time with extended family, traveling, and playing music!

Your Competency Focus Area


Each of YIPA’s trainings are designed around a broad framework of eight youth work competencies. The competency focus of this training is: MENTAL HEALTH BASICS.

Build your understanding of prevalent mental health issues among youth today, learn how to connect youth with appropriate mental health resources, and practice good self-care strategies.

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This training will count as 1.5 CE hours for most boards. Please contact your board directly with questions on submitting. You are encouraged to print or save this training information as a PDF for your records.