Dealing with Anxiety in Young Players | Sport eLearning Course

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Dealing with Anxiety in Young Players

This course will focus on exploring anxiety in young players.

As part of the course, learners will develop an understanding of the ways in which we can promote positive mental health and reduce the risk of developing anxiety disorders through implementing preventative measures. 

After completing this course learners will understand how:

  • To increase understanding of mental health and mental ill health
  • To improve awareness of the role of risk factors and protective factors in preventing mental ill health
  • To raise awareness in relation to anxiety and anxiety disorders
  • To increase awareness in relation to the role those working in the sporting environment can play
  • To provide information on how to access appropriate support and intervention

Finally, learners will acquire knowledge of the ways in which they can support young people with anxiety disorders and know when and how to signpost to specialist services when required.

The course will culminate in an assessment, which will see you awarded with a certificate and CPD points on successful completion.

You can purchase this course now.


What others say about this courses

‘Excellent course, builds awareness that is crucial for all coaches and participants.’

George Rousso

topics Covered


Understanding fear, anxiety, and anxiety disorders.


Understanding the risk factors and protective factors related to anxiety disorders


Build your ability to recognise early warning signs of the different anxiety disorders.


How you can provide support and signposting for young people with anxiety disorders.

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Author spotlight

Dr Sile McDaid graduated as a medical doctor in 2004. She specialised in the field of psychiatry, and in 2012 became  a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Sile went on to specialise in the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and  worked as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the NHS until 2019. 

For more than 10 years, her job involved working closely with the education sector co-ordinating care and supporting staff in schools to look after children and young people with complex mental health needs.

Dr Libby Artingstall In 2005, Libby gained her (CCT) in Forensic Psychiatry in 2014. She is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

Throughout her medical training and position as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Libby has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of different settings including the community, inpatient services, secure hospitals, and the criminal justice system. 


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Our training is accredited by both the CPD Certification Service and CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. You can collect CPD points by completing them.