Anxiety Training for Schools

A Complete Training Bundle for Your Entire School Community: Staff, Parents & Students

Anxiety Training for Schools helps school communities alleviate the fear and worry that face their students.

The rise of anxiety in children is a mental health crisis facing 1 in 3 youth--nationally. nearly 80% of these kids and teens suffer without help.

As a teacher, administrator, or guidance counselor, you know the struggles of children with anxiety. They often have academic and social challenges, making it hard for them to stay on track with learning goals, in addition to being at risk for low self-esteem and substance abuse. And, while you know the risk factors, you likely also struggle to meet the needs of students with anxiety.  

You are not alone.

For 10 years, we have delivered live, in-person trainings to school communities and have listened to others just like you. We’ve heard your need for effective tools to coach students into living well with anxiety. 

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Need access for more than a single school district?   Get bulk pricing for multiple school districts within a catchment area. 

What's Anxiety Training for Schools?

Anxiety Training for Schools: The Complete Training Bundle, is an on-demand training series for school communities (teachers, staff, students, and parents) to help students take back their lives from anxiety, to face their fears, and live a life they value. It provides an actionable, evidence-based approach for parents, teachers, and staff to coach students. 

The School Bundle can be shared with each school in your district, Elementary, Middle and High Schools. We have bulk pricing for multiple school districts within a catchment area too. 

In this program, your school community will learn:

What happens in our brain to set off the anxiety response.

How to retrain the brain to handle uncertainty, change, and distress.

What Makes Anxiety Training for Schools Successful in Helping Children with Anxiety?

Anxiety Training for Schools uses a unique, three-tiered system that trains teachers and staff, parents, and students in the same techniques, using the same language to coach children with anxiety. This unified approach empowers your school community to embrace the anxiety paradox: walking towards fear, talking back to worry, and sitting in discomfort are the keys to changing our relationship with fear.

By supporting your students who have anxiety, they will be more effective learners.

Your school community will learn how to support the anxious student in these ways:

1 Comprehensive program
3 Effective trainings

Empower Your School Community Today

Get Started. Contact Us Today.

Need access for more than a single school district?   Get bulk pricing for multiple school districts within a catchment area. 

Offering bulk for group purchases.

Complete Training Bundle for the Entire School Community

With the Anxiety Training for Schools: The Complete Training Bundle, school communities get specialized trainings specific for teachers and staff, parents, and students.

what's included in the anxiety training for schools: complete training bundle?

The Teacher & Staff Training

Tools to Help Students Live Well with Distress and Uncertainty

The Parent Training

Coronavirus Stress: 10 Simple and Powerful Coping Strategies for Parents

The Student Training

Effective Strategies to Develop Resilience During Challenging and Uncertain Times

1 Comprehensive program
3 Effective trainings

Empower Your School Community Today

What are Schools Saying about Anxiety Training for Schools?​

When Will We See Results?

Immediately. And we mean it.

Once children understand their brain and how to change it, they can implement these skills quickly. This is especially true when they have the combined support of their teachers, staff and parents. 

And, once educators can identify anxiety in students, they can immediately implement language that is helpful. 

Your entire school community will start to see results as soon as they apply the strategies and language.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Anxiety Training for Schools is a virtual training series for school communities (teachers, staff, students, and parents) to help children and students take back their lives from anxiety, to face their fears, and live a life they value. It provides an actionable, evidence-based approach for parents, teachers, and staff to coach students. 

By supporting your students who have anxiety, they will be more effective learners.

This program teaches your whole school community

  • what happens in the brain to engage the anxiety response and   
  • how to retrain the brain to handle uncertainty, change, and distress. 
And it does so through three, engaging trainings: 
 
  • Tools to Help Your Students Live Well with Distress and Uncertainty for Staff
  • Winning the Anxiety Game for Students
  • Helping Your Child be Effective with Anxiety for Parents

Anxiety Training for Schools uses a unique, three-tiered system that trains teachers and staff, parents, and students in the same techniques, using the same language to coach students with anxiety. This unified approach empowers your school community to embrace the anxiety paradox: walking towards fear, talking back to worry, and sitting in discomfort are the keys to changing our relationship with fear. 

Your school district and parents will learn how to support children and students with anxiety in these ways.   

  • Teachers and staff will develop language and action steps that help anxious students become more resilient. 
  • Parents will understand the role of anxiety in families and how to partner with schools to help their children live well with anxiety.
  • Students will learn why they feel anxious and specific steps to feel better.
  • Everyone will learn skills to shift out of avoidance and accommodations and into doing what they value even when they feel anxious.

Once you purchase this bundle, you can download each video to share it with your target audience, in the format and timeframe that works for you.

Use it as SEL curriculum or part of speech and language pragmatics.  Share it with students in health, English, or math classes. Show it to faculty and staff in meetings. View it with parents at PTA meetings. 

In any setting, show the video, create small groups to process, and let the group leader use the handout with questions to aid in processing.  Through processing, you create a safe environment for everyone to share their experience with anxiety. And, processing also helps set the conditions for future success at tackling the challenges of anxiety for your whole school community.    

At Anxiety Training, we (co-founders Kimberly and Elizabeth) are anxiety treatment specialists with over 50 years of combined experience. We are therapists turned trainers with a passion for helping people live well with anxiety disorders. We are nationally respected speakers and author experts.

For 10 years, we have been training school systems in evidence-based anxiety coaching for children and students. 

Read more about Anxiety Training and our company founders, Kimberly Morrow, LCSW and Elizabeth Dupond Spencer, LCSW-C.   

Immediately. And we mean it.  

Once children understand their brain and how to change it, they can implement these skills quickly so they can get back to learning. This is especially true when they have the combined support of their teachers, staff and parents.

And, once educators can identify anxiety in children and students, they can immediately implement language that is helpful. 

Your entire school community will see positive results as soon as they apply the strategies and language.  

AnxietyTraining.com for Schools shifts away from the harmful paradigm of accommodating the anxious thoughts and behavior of students. And, it leans into the evidence-based practice of increased tolerance of uncertainty and discomfort to manage anxiety.

This program includes engaging real-life stories from students and parents. 

  • Listen to a student share his experience with anxiety and how he got better. 
  • View to the powerful story of a family and learn how accommodating their daughter’s anxiety was the opposite of what was helpful. Witness how appropriately handling anxiety freed their family. 

We’ve included printable handouts, including a special resource with easy-to-implement strategies for coaching children and students through anxiety.   

Yes. If you act now and purchase the entire AnxietyTraining.com for Schools Program, you’ll also receive “Coronavirus Stress: 10 Simple and Powerful Coping Strategies for Parents” as a free, bonus resource. 

Special Offer!

FREE Bonus Training Included with Anxiety Training for Schools Bundle

This timely and urgent bonus content will help your school community support your student body through the fear and uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic.  

It includes a 45-min training to help parents navigate the challenges of work while parenting and helping their children succeed with online learning. Parents will 

  • understand how anxiety and stress work,
  • outline a way through fear to taking reasonable risks that allow their families to live a valued life, &
  • learn 10 simple steps that can help them navigate the pandemic.

This bonus also includes 10 companion mini-lessons

These lessons are carefully curated to represent a diversity of genders, races, and life stages to provide an experiential component. 

This training includes engaging real-life stories from students and parents.

We’ve included downloadable resources, including a special handout with specific tips on coaching a child through anxiety.

Act Now & Break the Cycle of Student Anxiety

Get a Unified, Evidenced-Based Approach to Coaching Anxious Students into Empowered, Confident Learners.

After this training, school communities will work as a team to:

WHY TRUST US WITH YOUR TRAINING?

Anxiety Training cofounders, Kimberly & Elizabeth are anxiety treatment specialists with over 50 years of combined experience.

We are therapists turned trainers with a passion for helping children and teens live well with anxiety. We are nationally respected speakers and authors on anxiety and OCD treatment. 

We have been training school communities in evidence-based anxiety treatment for over 10 years. 

Anxiety Training maintains strategic partnerships with organizations like PESI, NYC-CBT, and New York City Public Schools. Their evidence-based classes and courses in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy help professionals build confident, successful practices that change lives. 

Cofounders and anxiety experts Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, and Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C bring over 50 years of experience and leadership in anxiety and OCD treatment to Anxiety Training. 

Kimberly Morrow, LCSW

Kimberly Morrow, LCSW helps people live well with anxiety using compassionate, evidenced-based treatment. She has been in private practice in Erie, PA for almost 30 years. Kimberly earned the Clinician Outreach Award and the Member of Distinction Award from Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA). She is a graduate of the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Institute. She has served on the board for OCD Pennsylvania. She authored Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple (But Not Easy) Ways to Live Well with Anxiety and co-authored CBT for Anxiety: A Step-By-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD.

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C


Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker, board approved supervisor, and trainer. She has been in private practice in Rockville, Maryland for almost 30 years. Elizabeth graduated from Columbia University and received her clinical training at the National Institutes of Health. She is a Founding Clinical Fellow of the Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA) where she also earned the Clinician Outreach Award and the Clinician of Distinction Award. She has co-authored several books, including The Anxiety Cure and The Anxiety Cure for Kids.

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