Parenting in a Pretty Scary World: Helping our Children Manage their Anxieties

We live in times of great uncertainty for children and for adults. The global pandemic has disrupted typical routines and family and social relationships that children rely on guide their expectations and work through lingering angst. This presentation will talk about the balance between healthy fears and worries and recognizing when children start to feel overwhelmed by them. There will be discussion about coping strategies for parents to share with children and teens who are struggling to navigate this scary world.


Mikle South is a child psychologist trained at Yale Child Study Center and the University of Utah. His research is focused on neurodevelopmental factors that contribute to anxiety especially autism while his teaching and clinical practice thinks broadly about how we process our worries and fears across children and adults. He joined Emory in September as Director of the Emory Autism Center and Early Emory Center for Child Development.


March 7, 2022 12:00 PM - March 7, 2022 1:00 PM
Zoom Webinar, Zoom Webinar

Registration Deadline: March 7, 2022

Facilitator: Mikle South

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