Invisible Disabilities - Children who Experience Anxiety


















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Please click the link below to register for the Invisible Disability Learning Series!



What to expect?


"Anxiety is the single most common mental health problem. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it is also highly treatable. In this session we will discuss what anxiety is, the various ways it presents itself, and effective treatments for it. Various supports available will also be identified." -Dr. Lilia McCormick


Learn more about Anxiety, what interventions can be used and what programs and services are available to help children/youth succeed in life. 



Meet our speakers! 


Dr. Lila McCormick is a registered doctoral psychologist who splits her time between the University of Saskatchewan and private practice, where she is the owner and operator of Dr. Lila McCormick Psychological Services. In her practice Dr. McCormick provides autism assessments for adults and youth as well as individual therapy for children, youth and adults facing a wide range of challenges, including anxiety, as well as provides parent training and support. Dr. McCormick also runs an evidence-based therapy group for caregivers of anxious children.

Cara Taylor, MSW, RSW, (she/her) is the founder of Oaks Mental Health, a therapist, and a mental health educator. Through Oaks Mental Health, she has facilitated over 250 public speaking events, workshops, and trainings focused on mental health. Previously, she has worked in diverse mental health contexts as a social worker including mobile crisis response and inpatient psychiatry. Beyond professional credentials, Cara has lived experience of mental illness and suicide loss. Both her personal and professional experiences have profoundly shaped her knowledge of mental health. For her, education is a powerful way of encouraging compassion and kindness in response to mental health struggles.




Who can register?


The knowledge sharing series is open to anyone who is working with kids and youth with invisible disabilities ( suspected or diagnosed), interested in learning about the invisible disability, and/or has questions regarding invisible disabilities.  Many of us know of family, community members and clients who are diagnosed, waiting for referrals or want additional support. Participants can be caregivers, prevention and protection staff, family support workers, group home workers or others who are interested to learn more about Invisible disabilities.




For more information: Contact SFNFCI Junior Researcher Marisa MacGregor at  marisa@sfnfci.ca or (306)321-5930  or Research Coordinator Osemis Isbister-Bear at osemis@sfnfci.ca or (306)221-2812

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