Understanding Anxiety


Estimated watch time: 38 mins 
Available credits: none
Speaker: Molly Jones, LSW


  1. Identify different forms of anxiety
  2. Overview of generalized anxiety, social anxiety and panic disorders
  3. Discuss common co-occurring disorders
  4. Overview of obsessive-compulsive disorder
  5. Overview of treatment options and strategies for managing anxiety

About the Speaker:

Molly Jones, LSW was a Clinical Education Coordinator for Advanced Recovery Systems. In this role, Molly provided clinical education and training to various client populations, treatment providers, and other behavioral health stakeholders across the country.

Molly provided in-person, virtual, and on-demand behavioral health education covering a wide variety of topics under the behavioral healthcare umbrella.

Molly is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Colorado and based out of Denver, Colorado. Prior to her time with the ARS Community Outreach Team, Molly worked in a variety of social work settings. She has worked in direct practice, counseling older adults, adolescents, high acuity clients, and other populations struggling with various mental health and substance abuse related issues, as well as a Permanency Planning Worker for the Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Molly has worked in the field of Social Work since 2013, and holds the philosophy that all individuals, with proper support and awareness, possess the ability to learn, change, and grow to achieve the highest quality of life and sense of self possible.

Molly earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Family Life Education with a focus on Gerontology from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. In her time with Advanced Recovery Systems, Molly has primarily worked with first responders and their families, as well as the International Association of Fire Fighters and various municipalities across North America. Molly is the Peer Team Clinician for the IAFF’s 9th District Peer Support Team, has been featured in news publications and mental health podcasts, and provided clinical oversight to local non-profits in Colorado.

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