Virtual Adult Workshop: Understanding Stress and Anxiety in Children


The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting quarantine have brought stressful changes for families, especially those with children. For students, the transition to distance learning have resulted in more screen time and an abrupt withdrawal from social-emotional connections with friends and teachers.

Registration for this free workshop is now closed.

Classes offered:

ENGLISH: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Instructors Dr. Maria L. Martinez and Dr. Nicolas Beliz are clinical psychologists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers who represent the LA County Department of Mental Health School Threat Assessment and Response Team (START). They provide threat assessment, intervention and management of students of all ages and provide training and education to many, including community members, parents, and students. They have been deployed to many areas for Emergency Disaster Response, including crisis response county-wide due to COVID-19.

Space is limited. Workshop will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Please click below to complete the registration form online (no other form of registration will be accepted).

After registration, a separate email will be sent with more information. For questions, email us at, or call the SEF office at (626) 451-5465.

Registration for this event is now closed. Thank you for your interest.