School Anxiety & Refusal for Parents

Course Type: 

  • Foundational Services

Foundational Services Type: 

  • Workshop/Networking Meeting

Course Date: 

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


This workshop for parents will teach adults about resiliency and helping children thrive through anxiety and any associated depression symptoms. Parents will learn about:

  • Warning signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression
  • Demands of adolescents and parents that may lead to an increase in symptoms
  • Parenting strategies to manage difficult behaviors
  • Sample behavior plans that focus on creating structure and consistency at home.

Learn ways to communicate more effectively with your children based on their cognitive and emotional development. There will be a one-hour presentation followed by a Question & Answer period. 

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT REGISTRATION: Please use the number 00000 in the IEIN field on the registration page in order to complete your enrollment.


Heather Bilbrey, Therapist, Amita Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital


Parents of Children in Grades K-12




North Cook Intermediate Service Center

2340 Des Plaines River Rd.

Des Plaines, IL 60018




Cancellation Policy


Should you find it necessary to cancel your registration, please do so 7 days in advance of the event. Cancellations after that date will lead to you/your district forfeiting the right to a refund or non-payment of the registration. Because we understand that, as school personnel, circumstances change from day to day and scheduling conflicts may arise at any time, you may send someone from your district in your place.

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