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Managing Stress in Children and Teens
4.6 (5 ratings)
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Published 7/2013
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  • 1 Supplemental Resource
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What Will I Learn?
In this course you will learn:
How stress impacts the developing brain
Gender differences of stress in chidlren and teens
Possible causes of stress & anxiety in children
Recommendations for managing stress in children
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  • prerequisite knowledge is not required for this course

This course is an introduction to how stress can manifest in children and ultimately impact family dynamics.  It is an informative course for parents and educators to help increase understanding of how and why we should be aware of the elements of stress that we are exposing our children to in daily life.

Who is the target audience?
  • Parents of children and teens
  • Educators
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 5 Lectures Collapse All 5 Lectures 49:56
Managing Stress with Children and Teens
5 Lectures 47:56
A basic introduction to the course
Preview 00:49

This lecture focuses on the impact stress has on the developing brain as well as differences between the way we handle stress by gender.
Preview 16:31

There are many possible causes to stress and anxiety in children however; a few have been consistently researched as contributing factors.  These specific few are discussed in this lecture in detail.
Causes of Stress & Anxiety in Children

This last lecture focuses on specific strategies to use to help reduce stress and anxiety in children.
Managing Stress and Anxiety in Children

In this conclusion lecture, you will receive a review page that summarizes the information in the course.  In addition, you will find supplemental material that you can print and use to follow along with the course as well.
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About the Instructor
4.6 Average rating
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108 Students
1 Course
Educational Psychologist

Dr. Palmiotto has over 20 years of experience in education. This experience includes teaching, counseling, and psychological assessment and intervention with children in preschool through college.

Dr. Palmiotto started her career in education in the elementary school classroom while putting herself through college. She continued as an art and teacher prior to moving into counseling and art therapy with children in both the school setting as well as in homes as a part of Child Protective Services. Her art therapy background includes work with children and their families in both residential and school settings. Areas of specialized treatment have included domestic violence, substance abuse, child abuse, autism, childhood anxiety, and mental illness. She worked in the public school system as a school psychologist for 15 years. This experience culminated in current private practice work as an Educational Psychologist and Art Therapist.

Education accomplishments include a BA in Liberal Studies, a Masters of Art in Marital and Family therapy with a specialty in art therapy, and has a Doctorate in Educational Psychology. Dr. Palmiotto is also a board certified school neuropsychologist and licensed professional clinical counselor.

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