Helping Children Manage Anxieties

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Addressing children's anxieties during the pandemic can be challenging. This workshop will offer concrete strategies parents can use to support toddlers and preschoolers. Suggestions will be offered about talking to children about the pandemic in developmentally appropriate ways, providing social emotional support for children, and potentially transitioning back into child care settings.

Audience and Grade Level

Parents of children birth - 5

Date and Location

This 2-session, fully online workshop is offered on Zoom.  If you have not used Zoom before, please review these participant instructions.

  • November 13 and 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm (Register by Nov 6)
  • December 4 and 11, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm (Register by Nov 25)


The workshop is free! Advance registration is required to attend, using the form on the right side of the page.


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    Dana Lee Mengwasser serves a dual role as Child and Parent Educator and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant at CES. Dana is an EEC Certified Infant/Toddler Teacher and an experienced mediator, facilitator and youth educator. They previously worked as an Executive Director for a small community center serving youth and families in Franklin County.

For more information, contact:
Administrative Assistant
413.586.4900 x5568

Additional Information

Delays or cancellations are posted on this website, and details are also available by calling 413.586.4900 option 3. Please check after 6:30am for morning events, and 3:00pm for evening events.