Understanding Anxiety

The purpose of this course is to help you support children and young people who may be experiencing anxiety.

Course description

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, fear and unease. Everyone will feel anxious or stressed at some point in their life; these are natural emotional responses to some situations. Written in partnership with the School and Public Health Nurses Association, the purpose of this course is to help you support children and young people who may be experiencing anxiety

The course covers important aspects of anxiety such as:

  • the types of anxiety and common causes
  • symptoms which a young person may experience both physically and psychologically
  • the typical signs of anxiety to look out for in a child or young person
  • the common triggers for anxiety
  • panic attacks and the typical symptoms people may experience and exercises on how to reduce them
  • why someone may be suffering from anxiety and suggested self-help methods
  • other support methods you can offer someone suffering from anxiety
  • further support on anxiety (e.g. services and helplines available)

What are my buying options?


Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £11.99 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course can be bought as part of our comprehensive e-learning service, EduCare for Education.

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Key features and benefits

Price £11.99 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience All

  • Level 2 course (as graded against the nationally accepted levels, equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C)
  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire
  • One CPD credit
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable module for future reference

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