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Resources for helping students to manage anxiety

Dr. Steven Hoff, licensed psychologist and associate professor of school psychology, recently held a virtual workshop for school counselors and other education professionals where he shared strategies for helping students to manage anxiety.

Watch the recording of the virtual session here.

The PowerPoint presentation used during the session can be found here.

Here are some of the resources Dr. Hoff recommends:

Intervention manuals/workbooks


Learning 2 Breathe

• Rathus, J. H., & Miller, A. L. (2015). DBT®skills manual for adolescents. Guilford Press. DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents

Coping Cat

• Crowder, A., Elsenraat, T., Hull, R., & Phifer, L. (2017). CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents. PESI Publishing. CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents

• Pincus, D.B., Ehrenreich, J.T., & Spiegel, D.A. (2008). Riding the Wave Workbook. Oxford University Press. Riding the Wave of Panic





Plum Village – Thich Nhat Hanh

Other resources/books/articles

Yoga Pretzels, Guber, Kalish & Fatus (2005)

Office of Civil Rights report on Disparities of COVID

• Germer, C. K., & Siegel, R. D. (Eds.). (2012). Wisdom and compassion in psychotherapy: Deepening mindfulness in clinical practice. The Guilford Press. (See the attached “Reflections for the Helper” document)

Self-care Inventory – Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit

Helping Children Cope with Changes from COVID – The National Association of School Psychologists

Resources for helping students who have experienced trauma





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