Baltimore, MD - October 22, 2015SHEMESH Baltimore, a program of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is holding a workshop focusing on anxiety in children. Typically SHEMESH holds programs for families with children who have special learning needs but as anxiety is common in all people, this workshop is open and will be beneficial to all. The SHEMESH Winter workshop will be held December 1, 2015 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Edward A. Myerberg Center, located at 3101 Fallstaff Road in Baltimore.

Featuring Dr. Phillip C. Kendall, Ph. D., the workshop entitled, Growing Pains and Strains: Helping Kids Deal with Anxiety, will focus on what kids worry about today, when stress becomes too much and will offer practical tips for parents and educators.

Registration is open until November 25 on or via phone at 410-843-7588. Cost is $5 in advance, $10 at the door and $30 for mental health professionals who are able to gain 2.0 CEUs by attending.

Dr. Philip Kendall is an award-winning psychologist, specializing in children and adolescents. He is a Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University and is a sought-after speaker known for his sensitivity, creativity and seminal work on the treatment of anxiety disorders in youth.

This workshop is co-sponsored by Jewish Community Services, an Agency of The Associated.