Raising A Resilient Teen – Wednesday, Oct. 11, 7PM at Newton North

Can your teen bounce back? Newton North PTSO presents “Raising a Resilient Teen,” a workshop led by Susan Swick, M.D., M.P.H, Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Newton Wellesley Hospital. Wednesday, October 11, 7-8:30PM in the NNHS Auditorium.

  • What is resilience and how does it help teens manage adversity, develop adaptive coping strategies, and reach their full potential?
  • What practical strategies can parents/guardians use to cultivate resilience in their teenagers (and themselves!)?
  • How does resilience apply to the most ambitious and the most vulnerable teenagers?How can a focus on resilience guide our handling of social media, drugs and alcohol, college applications, and other challenges?
  • What is the role of school and community resources in supporting teens and helping them feel empowered?