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Understanding Anxiety and Practical Anxiety Management Interventions

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Lancaster University

Meeting Room 3

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Building

Bailrigg

LA1 4YW

United Kingdom

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What is this training session about?

The session aims to help high school staff learn skills to support young people to better manage difficulties with anxiety.


What will I learn?

Understanding what anxiety is in young people, what influences it and practical ways to help. We will discuss effective evidence-based strategies and share practical resources you can use with students.


Who can attend?

This session is only available to high school staff in Lancashire schools.

It is aimed at all school staff, especially SENCOs, pastoral leads, TAs and any other staff with specific responsibility for pupils’ emotional health.


What else do I need to know?

This training is free of charge for anyone working in high schools in Lancashire. Places are limited to 30 and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Places are limted to three people per school.The day will run from 9.30 - 3.30. Further details will be sent out after you have registered on the course.

We will provide refreshments but lunch is not provided.

Please share this information with anyone else eligible to attend.


What have previous attendees said about this training?

The whole session was extremely helpful, with an excellent explanation of the causes, processes and ways of dealing with anxiety."

"I learnt how to explain anxiety to others and now have some coping strategies to offer to pupils. I am feeling much more confident in the advice I can offer.”

“Course leaders were excellent, providing a well-planned combination of presentation and audience engagement activities”

“The resources were excellent with lots of practical ideas/activities that can be useful in my conversations with young people”


FAQs

How do I get there?

Directions to Lancaster University are here: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/contact-and-getting-here/maps-and-travel/


Where do I park?

Visitor parking at Lancaster University is available in a number of areas marked A-L in blue on the map. There are two options for parking:

1. You can park for £1 per day at the Sports Field car park (marked ‘K’ on the map) which is a 5 minute walk from the venue. The entrance for this is via Green Lane, signposted for the Lancaster House Hotel, NOT the main university entrance.

2. You can buy an all day pass for £5 from University House (marked 'UNH' on the map) and park in any of the visitor areas.

Blue Badge parking is free anywhere on campus


Where is the venue?

A map of the university campus is here: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/media/lancaster-university/content-assets/documents/maps/campus-map.pdf

We will be in Meeting Room 3 (ground floor) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Building (marked 'FAS' in blue on the campus map). Directions to the building and room will be sent out separately to attendees in advance of the day.


Who do I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Richard Slinger: r.slinger@lancaster.ac.uk with any questions about the training day.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You don't need to print a ticket or bring it on the day


Is my place transferrable?

Yes, but please let Richard Slinger know the names of those who will be attending.

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Lancaster University

Meeting Room 3

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Building

Bailrigg

LA1 4YW

United Kingdom

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