Social Work Presentations
A Parent/Guardian's Guide to Thriving in High School
September 19, 2023
This presentation, presented by the Walton and Dickerson school social workers, is designed to help families navigate the high school environment, including maintaining the high school's social scene, dealing with stress and anxiety, and fostering and maintaining healthy peer and family relationships. Strategies to build good academic, social-emotional, and interpersonal habits are shared.
Teen Depression & Suicide: Risks, Signs & What Parents Can Do
Presented by Dr. Julie Lance, LCSW, RPT-S and Dr. Karen Schwartz, LCSW
This presentation discusses what depression is and how it manifests in teens, the signs & risk factors, building resiliency/protective factors, how to address signs of depression & suicide if you see them, and where to get help & resources