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You’re Invited! “How to Help Your Gifted Learner Beat Test Anxiety” – April 21

SARASOTA COUNTY, April 2, 2021 – The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System invites you to attend this important training presented by Dr. Christopher Cortman. This training will help participants understand sources of test anxiety, and understand effective, and research-based techniques to help their child successfully work through stress and anxiety.

Dr. Christopher Cortman has been a licensed psychologist in Florida for 34 years. He has facilitated over 70,000 hours of psychotherapy. He is the co-author of Your Mind: An Owner’s Manual for a Better Life; Take Control of Your Anxiety; and Keep Pain in the Past. He has also co-written a prevention/wellness program for children called the Social Black Belt, which has been taught in many of Sarasota County schools. He is on the Medical staff at Venice Regional Bayfront Health. Dr. Cortman has spoken alongside Tipper Gore in 2009, Jane Pauley in 2011 and Patrick Kennedy in 2015 to talk about stigma and mental illness. He also won the Outstanding Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest award in 2015.


Location & Time:

Wednesday, April 21 – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

**This is an online webinar via Zoom



This webinar is FREE. Registration is required:

There is (1) PD credit available for teachers:


Contact: Kristin McCombie, Pine View ESE/ESOL Liaison

941-486-2001 //