Scared Kids

Welcome to Scared Kids:
Helping Children to Cope with Anxiety

When kids get anxious they need us adults to help them make sense of their worries and to give them the skills and strategies to cope with it. This course is designed to equip you to do just that!

This course is for anybody who either lives with children, cares for children or works with children.

It will allow you to deepen your understanding with background information provided about anxiety as well as further exploring how the workings of the brain related anxiety.


You will be provided with lots of take away strategies to enable you to work with the child to help them process and deal with their anxiety, so it doesn’t stay a problem for them in the long term.

The 8 Modules

Broken up into 8 modules, this comprehensive course will give you great confidence, a set of skills, techniques and ideas that you can use to help your child with anxiety, as well as addressing any personal adult anxiety.

1. Freaking Out

How to tell if a child has problematic anxiety

2. Upstairs Downstairs

Understanding how a child’s brain processes anxiety

3. Be Still My Racing Heart

Helping children to respond to the physical symptoms of anxiety

4. I Think, Therefore I am

How a child’s cognitions affect anxiety

5. Walk In My Shoes

How children’s emotional understanding impacts on anxiety

6. Feel The Fear And Do it Anyway

Addressing a child’s anxious behaviour

7. I Worry Too

Resolving adult anxiety so we can help children resolve theirs

8. A Second Opinion

Knowing when a child’s anxiety might need professional help