Health & Wellness
Worry University: Strategies to Increase Calm & Reduce Anxiety (13-16)
In this ongoing class, learners will hear about strategies used for increasing an overall sense of calm and reducing anxiety.
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9 reviews for this class
Completed by 43 learners
Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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About 40 million adults in the U.S. experience elevated levels of anxiety. It's never too early for our teens to learn strategies to enhance calm, reduce worries, and develop an anxiety-free lifestyle. This class is ideal for learners who have an interest in learning about anxiety reduction, and how strategies can be used to reduce worries, anxiety feelings and increase an overall sense of calm. This is an educational, fact-based course, and not a counseling or therapy group. It is...
In each class: 1. Students will hear a brief overview of what anxiety is, specifically the physiological process and how strategies can interrupt that process 2. Students will learn at least 2-3 strategies 3. Students will learn why the strategies work to reduce worries and anxiety
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, with M.Ed. in Community counseling and a B.A. in Sociology. I have taught Anxiety Awareness/Reduction, to children of all ages, in brick and mortar classrooms, and in group counseling settings.
Students will be encouraged to practice strategies learned in between classes to help commit them to memory.
1 file available upon enrollmentPen and paper for note taking. I'll also supply and outline of the lesson material for learners to follow along with and take notes.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Informal assessment will take place throughout the lesson by asking students if they have questions or comments throughout lessons. There will also be opportunities to answer poll questions in the chat box.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Parents know best if their learner will more comfortable with them by their side. The content of this course doesn't require a parent, but the nature/personality of the specific learner may.
Melissa Snyder, M.Ed., LPCCLicensed Counselor Teaching Psychology and Strategies to Empower Learners
361 total reviews
330 completed classes
Hello there! I'm a licensed professional clinical counselor who focuses on education classes and workshops for children, teens and adults. I primarily teach psychology and anxiety reduction classes on Outschool. Learning life-skills and coping...