Janine Halloran speaks with counselors, educators, other helping professionals and families about encouraging kids identify coping strategies they already have as well as learning how to cope with their "big feelings" in healthy ways. She also speaks about the importance of play and how that integrates into teaching social skills and self-regulation.


Anxiety, ADHD, and Anger in the Classroom: 60 Activity-Based Coping Skills to Effectively Manage "Big Feelings"

PESI Publishing & Media

Schaumburg, IL - November 19, 2019

Naperville, IL - November 20, 2019

Oak Lawn, IL - November 21, 2019

Macon, GA - December 11, 2019

Decatur, GA - December 12, 2019

Marietta, GA - December 13, 2019

To register visit https://www.pesi.com/events/oneday and search for “Janine Halloran”


Anxiety, ADHD, and Anger in the Classroom: 60 Activity-Based Coping Skills to Effectively Manage "Big Feelings"

PESI Publishing & Media

  • Plainview, Manhattan, & Nanuet NY

  • Northbrook, Naperville & Oak Lawn, IL

  • Sacramento, Oakland, & Palo Alto, CA

  • Devil’s Lake, ND

  • Parsipanny & South Plainfield, NJ

Feedback from attendees of this conference:

“I love all the strategies I’m walking away with!”

“I kept writing down a kid’s name next to an exercise we talked about to try with them next week.”

“This is one of the best seminars I’ve ever been to!”

This day long seminar is available on-demand via PESI Publishing and Media. Click here to learn more.


Early Childhood Anxiety and Anger

Area Board of Preschool Directors

Colleyville, TX

August 2019

Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Manage Anxiety

Milton, MA SEPAC

May 21, 2019

Coping Skills for Kids

Happily Family Online Conference

May 16-20, 2019

Promoting Social Skills for Kids Through Play, Games, and Class Activities

Learning & the Brain Conference on "Schooling Social Brains: Promoting Social Skills, Interactions, and Collaborations in a Digital Age"

New York, NY

May 4th, 2019

iShine Bright Conference

Online Conference

April 1st - 7th 2019

The Importance Of Encouraging Play At EVERY Age (Even As Adults)

Building Confident Kids

Online Conference

April 7th-12th 2019

Purposeful Play in the Classroom (with co-presenter Maria Metzler)

Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2018

Play in Preschool: Why it’s Important and Ways to Incorporate More Play into the Classroom

East Central BOCES

The Most Effective Tool for Combatting Anxiety

Mom Conference: For Moms By Moms

5 Ways to Help Kids Cope with Stress

Positive Parenting Summit hosted by Dr. Orlena Kerek

5 Simple Coping Skills to Help Anxious Kids Calm Down

Positive Parenting Conference hosted by A Fine Parent

Introduction to Coping Skills for Families

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Sonoma County, CA


  • Coping Skills Ideas for School Counselors

  • The Anxious Child - Coping Skills to Help

  • The Angry Child - Coping Skills to Help

  • Understanding and Exploring Coping Skills with Your Child

  • 5 Coping Skills You can Teach Your Child Today

  • Play in the Classroom

  • How to Encourage Play at Home


  • Counselors

  • Schools

  • Special Education Parent Advisory Councils

  • Educators

  • Parents/Family Members

If you’re interested in having Janine speak for you, please contact her below!

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