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Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times Virtual Parent Presentation

Thursday, February 4, 2021

7:00 pm via ZOOM

Are you unsure how to bring up the topic of suicide, mental illness or substance use with your child? This presentation will help you to dispel common misconceptions, address the importance of talking to your child about identifying a “Trusted Adult”, provide information on the warning signs of suicide and local resources, discuss the potential impact of current events, social media and more.

The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide invites you to attend a virtual presentation to discuss some of the difficulties of parenting a teen in challenging times. The evening features an interactive panel of community experts for you to learn from. Panelists include:

  • Moderated by Susan Tellone, SPTS Clinical Director
  • Dr. Robin Jacobs Lowery, Child Psychologist, Toms River High School East
  • Kathryn Calhoun, Ocean Partnership for Children
  • Christine, Parent, Applaud Our Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

The opportunity to ask questions from the comfort of your own home is an invaluable aspect of this virtual night!


Navigating Back to School

Navigating Back to School was developed to provide support for all members of the competent school community and to suggest practical tips for the 2020-2021 school year. The learning modules help participants to: Recognize the impact COVID-19 has had on them, Accept that the foreseeable future will be one of uncertainty, and Move Forward in this new learning climate.
This learning experience for parents and guardians of students in all grades combines short video clips, instructional material and activities to assist parents in navigating the journey of the upcoming school year, for themselves and for their children. Please visit www.sptsuniversity.org to view this learning experience!


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