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Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-97459-9
192 pages
May 2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

A fully-revised and updated new edition of a bestselling book designed to help parents, teachers, and counsellors support young people suffering from anxiety.
  • Offers an array of innovative strategies organized into the authors’ four-step “COPE” program, which has undergone more than 20 years of successful field testing
  • Each strategy is accompanied by a set of activities contextualized with full details of the appropriate age level, materials needed, suggested setting, and a template script
  • Presents a straightforward account of anxiety, the most prevalent clinical diagnosis in young people, written with a careful balance of scientific evidence and benevolence
  • Features a brand new chapter on preschoolers and a companion website that includes instructional MP3 recordings and a wealth of additional resources
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

About the Authors xi

Acknowledgements xiii

About the Companion Website xv

1 What Is Anxiety? 1

2 The Eight Types of Anxiety Disorder 23

3 COPE Step One: Calming the Nervous System 39

4 COPE Step Two: Originating an Imaginative Plan 67

5  COPE Step Three: Persisting in the Face of Obstacles 95

6 COPE Step Four: Evaluating the Plan 117

7 Using Anxiety Strategies with Preschoolers 141

8 How Your Parenting Style Can Ease Your Child’s Anxiety 161

References 181

Index 000

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