OCD AND ANXIETY
Worry, fear, meltdowns, inability to concentrate, refusing to go to school. Students’ outward behavior can often indicate an internal struggle with anxiety. And as the most common emotional disorder affecting kids today, anxiety is having an impact on thousands of classrooms nationwide.
But how can you know when students are dealing with anxiety? And what can you do to help?
To help you manage anxiety in your students, Rogers provides a comprehensive set of educational tools, helpful articles, anxiety-reducing exercises, and the new “Anxiety in Schools” podcast. In this six-part series, our expert medical staff share ways you can identify at-risk students, practical tips for addressing anxiety in the classroom, and clues for knowing when it’s time to seek professional help. Listen to the podcast and access a library of additional resources below to help your students.
You can also find these podcast on iTunes, Google Play, iHeart Radio, Tunein and Stitcher.
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Stephanie C. Eken, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, adult psychiatrist and pediatrician. Dr. Eken serves as the regional medical director for Rogers Behavioral ...
David M. Jacobi, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders. Dr. Jacobi serves as the lead ...
Heather Jones, PhD, is a psychologist working full-time at Rogers’ Oconomowoc campus, where she provides clinical assessments, consultation and supervision of behavioral specialists working in ...