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, which was held on May 28, 2021.
- Dr. Kelly N. Banneyer – Licensed Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.
This session includes a lecture from the speaker and a question and answer session with participants in the original Zoom presentation.
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.