How to Transition a Teen with Depression or Anxiety to College | Law Firm Newswire

How to Transition a Teen with Depression or Anxiety to College

Littman Krooks LLP

New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) April 17, 2017 - Depression, anxiety and mental health issues pose challenges for many students. Facing the transition from adolescence to young adulthood can trigger or unmask depression or anxiety in some young adults. If your college-bound student is susceptible to depression or anxiety, you should understand the transition process, student and parent rights, and how to seek help in a potential crisis.

Join us for a free workshop: How to Transition a Student with Anxiety to College

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM

Place: Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523

Topics to be discussed include:

- Differences between high school and the world of post-secondary education

- Skills related to being a successful college student: executive functioning, independence, self-advocacy, and social communication

- Limitations and differences in parental support and advocacy

- How students must navigate and access the college environment and understand resources

- Understanding college withdrawal, accommodation and re-admission policies

- Warning signs of depression in a teen or college student

- What to do in a possible crisis

- How to support a young adult resistant to help

- Student and parent legal rights

- Available resources

This workshop is open to parents, clinicians, school personnel, as well as young adults.

Presenters:

Samantha Feinman, Director, New Frontiers in Learning

Marion Walsh, Esq., Attorney, Littman Krooks LLP

RSVP to events@littmankrooks.com or 914.898.2114. Please provide your name, phone number, email address and number of people attending.



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