From worriers to warriors: How to support socially anxious young people

Does your son/daughter/student frequently worry or avoid school, social gatherings or public events? Have their fears of engaging in school or social activities worsened since the lockdown?


While social anxiety amongst young people is higher than ever, we have found a number of effective ways to manage it, to support young people, and to help them become more confident and capable versions of themselves.


Join Nick Kenny on Tuesday 3rd October at 1:00pm and Wednesday 4th October at 6:30pm (repeat) as he shares simple and practical guidance on how to help young people manage their social anxiety.

Parenting a screenager: Helping young people improve their digital mental health

Have you ever felt concerned or frustrated by your child’s attachment to their screens? Have you felt lost or helpless in creating and enforcing healthy boundaries and behaviours around your child’s technology use?


We’ve found that healthy boundaries, simple tools, and awareness are key to improving our relationship with technology.


Join KYDS Youth Development Service on Wednesday 11th October from 6:30pm (with the option to stay for Q&A afterwards) as we share simple and practical guidance on how to help your teenager develop a healthier relationship with technology.

From “no” to “go”: 

Motivation and goal-setting made easy

​Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be able to set and achieve goals easily, while others really struggle?


We have found there is a science to the art of motivation, setting and achieving goals. On the 17th October at 1:00pm, and the 18th October at 6:30pm (repeat), KYDS Youth Development Service is inviting you to join us for a free webinar as we share some of the very best research and tools for setting and achieving goals.


  • Common motivation mistakes people make (and how to avoid them)

  • The neuroscience of goal-setting and motivation
  • Simple and practical tools to increase focus and overcome procrastination
  • How small changes and simple habits can lead to big results

Living and thriving with ADHD: A webinar for parents and young people

Have you ever felt confused or frustrated by your ADHD? Do you know someone who has it and you would like to learn more? ADHD can be challenging, but that it doesn’t mean you can’t live an awesome and thriving life.


Join Nick Kenny from KYDS Youth Development Service on the 24th October from 1:00-2:00pm or 25th October from 6:30-7:30pm (option to stay on for Q&A afterwards) for this interactive webinar on how to go from “falling” to “focused” with ADHD.


  • Understand what ADHD is (and what it is not)
  • Discover the benefits and limits of medication
  • Learn simple and effective strategies to help manage symptoms
  • Find out how best to support a young person who has ADHD

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