Information from MCAP
Being part of Medfield Cares About Prevention (MCAP) allows me to see many really useful announcements, and I thought I would share a few of the recent ones:
First, Dr. David Worthley is speaking at the PTO meeting tonight on Adolescent Depression. Info below:
PTO meeting on Wednesday, September 13th, 7pm for “PTO Presents…”
Meet Dr. David Worthley who will be discussing teen depression and addressing parents’ concerns regarding adolescent mental health. Attend the launch of PTOs new conversation series addressing topics of interest and concern to high school parents. There will be a new forum each month open to you and your questions. RSVP here and submit questions or future topic suggestions. Program is Wednesday, September 13th at 7pm in the MHS Library. And, feel free to stay for the PTO business meeting immediately following at 8pm. All are welcome.
David Worthley, Ed.D. is the Coordinator of Social/Emotional Learning at Medfield High School. He is passionate about his work with the adolescent population, and understands well the importance and value of a solid educational foundation.
Second on the issue of screen time for kids –
Third, a 9/26 webinar on teen depression –
Teen Depression – What Schools and Parents Can Do When Help is Refused
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7 PM (ET) / 4 PM (PT)
|Jami doesn’t want you to feel alone.
Jami’s daughter was unhappy, struggling with anxiety and school, and refusing to get help. Jami worked tirelessly to educate herself on her daughter’s needs.
Along the way, Jami had to work with her daughter’s schools to ensure that she had the appropriate services in place. Now, Jami shares her experiences to help other parents and caring adults know that they are not alone.
Join our Free Teen Depression Webinar to hear Jami’s story.
During this webinar, you’ll hear from Jami Ingledue and Dr. Nancy Rappaport an experienced clinician, professor, and researcher in teen depression. You’ll learn, and be able to ask questions, about
- ways parents can work with schools to help teens who refuse treatment
- how to talk to teens about depression
- actionable steps you can take to help a struggling teen
|View the webinar live to have the opportunity to ask questions of our panelists. If you can’t make it, include your questions when you register, then watch the recorded webinar on demand.
|Our Teen Depression Program is supported by
George Harrington Trust
Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
Bold Minds Foundation
Rebecca Pomroy Foundation
Thomas Anthony Pappas Charitable Foundation
Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation
Bennett Family Foundation
John Donnelly Trust
IAM Strong Foundation
Families for Depression Awareness, www.familyaware.org, is a national nonprofit organization empowering families to recognize, address, and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides.
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