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Helping Your Child Cope with Back-To-School Anxiety



Elizabeth Penela, PhD
Elizabeth Penela Back to School Anxiety
Children, Teens, And Young Adults
Thursday, August 17, 2023 1:00 pm
- 2:00 pm ET

The start of a new school year is around the corner, and it’s normal for children to feel anxious about this upcoming change. After being at home or summer camp for an extended time, the transition to a new teacher and new peers can feel overwhelming for some children. During this live free webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Penela provides specific evidence-based tips and strategies that parents and caregivers can use to help their children feel more calm and confident during this back-to-school transition. At the end of the webinar Dr. Penela will answer questions as well.

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Elizabeth Penela, PhD

Elizabeth Penela Back to School Anxiety

Dr. Elizabeth Penela is a bilingual licensed psychologist who earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Miami. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, such as Child Development and Infancy.

In 2020, Dr. Penela founded Wellness in Broward, a specialized private practice in South Florida dedicated to providing evidence-based treatment to children and adults experiencing anxiety, OCD, and related disorders. Dr. Penela is passionate about empowering parents with evidence-based tools to help their children effectively cope with anxiety. She writes a weekly email newsletter filled with evidence-based tips and resources, and has developed a live, online course for parents

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