With the roll-out of mass COVID-19 vaccinations for children and adolescents across North America, more individuals than ever before are facing their potential needle phobia.
Psychologists, social workers, clinical counsellors, and other mental health professionals are asking the themselves, “What does evidence-based treatment for childhood needle phobia look like?” and “How best can I support children and families through this difficult event?”
Hear our esteemed speaker address these topics and more within our live webinar.
Dr. Kelly N. Banneyer – Licensed Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.
This session included a lecture from the speaker and will be followed by a question and answer session. Participants will have a chance to submit questions in advance of the event, as well as in the live chat. The webinar was held on May 28, 2021.
This webinar will be hosted using Zoom and recorded for those who are unable to attend the live event. All registrants will receive a link to the recorded webinar and all presentation materials several days after the conclusion of the event.
Participants in this workshop will develop a greater understanding of:
- What a fear of needles/injections looks like in children and adolescents.
- When children and adolescents may benefit from intervention for needle phobia.
- The basic components of intervention delivered by health professionals.
- Strategies that parents can use to prepare their child to receive an injection.
- Tips for parents and providers to use at the time of the injection.
In the event that participants cannot attend the live event, the webinar will be recorded and distributed to those who have registered. Those who view the recorded webinar will still be eligible to obtain the certificate of attendance.