Byng Elementary School


Supporting The Anxious Child - Parent Awareness - May 24 - 6:30 - Byng Gym

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

“Supporting the Anxious Child” - 

There is currently an epidemic of anxiety affecting children of all ages. Anxiety can many forms including panic, phobias, sleep issues, physical illnesses as well as a host of perplexing behaviours including seeking attention and avoidance. Today’s world can create many challenges for children with school pressures, peer interactions, family dynamics, negative selfimage, perfectionism and many other stressors that impede a child’s ability to play, learn and grow. Through stories, examples and theory, Patti Drobot will suggest ways in which parents can understand anxiety and help support their children to find psychological and emotional rest in their world.

This workshop is appropriate to parents of children of all ages. This workshop is ot appropriate for children to attend. Babysittig will be provided for BYNG families.

RSVP to, by Friday, May 19 including number of adults and (if needed) the number of Byng students requiring childcare.