Cool Kids is a structured 10 session program run over a minimum of 10 weeks that teaches children and their parents how to better manage a child’s anxiety.
The program is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), involves the participation of children and parents, and focuses on teaching practical skills. Topics covered in the program include:
Learning about Anxiety
Learning to think realistically
Parenting an anxious child
Facing fears using stepladders, and
Learning coping skills such as assertiveness or problem solving
The Cool Kids program was developed by Macquarie University and has been running since 1993. The program has undergone continual scientific evaluation and development to include the latest understanding of anxiety and its treatment. It has been translated into a number of languages and today, is used in clinics, schools and hospitals around the world.
This program can be delivered on an individual basis or in group format.
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As an accredited provider of Cool Kids, we’re happy to announce that Katherine,Ally and Alyssa deliver this dynamic program here at Wise Institute.
The books for the Cool Kids program can be purchased via the links below: