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Working with Children and Anxiety: Facilitating Resilience in Young Children & Families

February 28 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

If you have concerns about children and anxiety – this workshop will help you facilitate resilience in young children via practical tools, strategies, supports and a safe environment. How do you recognise anxiety in children 1-8 years?

When and how should you talk to parents or carers if you have concerns about a child? What strategies and resources could you use when working with children’s behaviours?


Who should attend this workshop?

All those who work with children, families and individuals.


Colleen Hirst

Colleen Hirst is a clinical psychologist and family therapist, who has been providing clinical services in Western Sydney for over 35 years.  She heads a dynamic team at Merrylands Counselling. Colleen’s warmth and relational style is complemented by her strengths-based approach to therapy. She is passionate in her clinical work to respectfully assist people uncover the strengths and hope that can become the vehicles for change.

Colleen has extensive and varied clinical experience, having worked in drug and alcohol counselling, street youth work, adolescent counselling, prison chaplaincy, crisis accommodation and homelessness, mental health, family therapy and couple counselling. Colleen enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.



Members: $93.50; Non-Members: $154.00. Morning tea and lunch provided. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.

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More Information

Jane Skelton, ph 9620 6172 or email

Code: NP17WCA


February 28
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub
104-108 Macquarie Road
Springwood, NSW 2777 Australia
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