Health & Wellness
Anxiety in the Brain and Tips to Deal With It
In this one time course, students will learn the roles of the parts of the brain that deal with anxiety, as well as some simple tips to help conquer anxiety and other strong emotions. #superstar
Karlie Hansen, LCSW
296 total reviews for this teacher
129 reviews for this class
Completed by 770 learners
learners per class
30 minute class
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This class is meant to help kids understand, recognize, and calm anxiety. The tips taught in this class help with other emotions as well. I include a personal story of when I felt anxiety, and then teach the parts of the brain using fun nicknames and pictures to help the kids remember their functions. We will be talking about the Hippocampus (Memory Brain), the Pre-Frontal Cortex (Smart Brain), and the Amygdala (Safety Brain), and what happens to them when we feel anxiety. I will also be...
Students will learn to normalize and recognize anxiety. Students will learn different parts of the brain and their functions. Students will learn 3 simple tips to calm down anxiety (Breathing deep, progressive muscle relaxation , and telling our brains the true information).
I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor/elementary school social worker. I have a Master's Degree in Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker license, along with a School Social Worker License. I have been teaching children about mental health, mindfulness, coping tools, and emotions for four years. I love helping kids feel empowered to learn ways to manage their emotions!
There is no homework for this class, however, I encourage the students to recognize when they feel anxious, and practice the tips that they learn to calm down anxiety.
A one-page hand out will be given to the children to help them remember what they have learned.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
I will be showing an image of the brain with different parts (Amygdala, Hippocampus, and Pre-Frontal Cortex) highlighted
Karlie Hansen, LCSW
Mental Health Counselor & Nature Enthusiast
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
296 total reviews
579 completed classes
I am licensed clinical social worker/elementary school mental health counselor, and I love teaching kids all about mental health and how to cope with their emotions! I offer many classes on a variety of mental/emotional health topics. I believe...