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Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education
The Emotional Child: Anxiety, Depression, and OCD
Presented by Lynn Denton
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
McCracken Middle School
8000 East Prairie Road
Skokie, IL 60076
In this program for educators and student support staff, we will look at how students with depression and anxiety present in the classroom. We will cover: the characteristics of depression and anxiety; the emotional presentation versus the behavior; ways to teach children to understand their own emotions; and practical strategies to use in the classroom to help students regulate their emotions.
Lynn Denton is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Evanston, IL. She works with children and adolescents and their parents, as well as young adults and adults. She has a particular expertise in Learning Differences and the effects that these have on the whole person. Lynn also treats anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief/loss, social pragmatics, ADHD, and general life changes. She is a former school social worker with knowledge about obtaining and refining supports at school to enhance student success. Her school experience includes Skokie District 69 and the Hyde Park Day School.
A Certificate of Attendance can be provided upon request.
Members can receive 1.5 CPDUs through Northeastern Illinois University for this program.
DISCLAIMER: Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities. PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation. PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members. PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.