26 days ago
PREP – Penobscot River Educational Partnership
presents a parent and educator session on healthy friendships
Thursday, October 21st, 6 p.m.
Healthy Friendships: Your Questions Answered
Dr. Lauren Holleb, Licensed Psychologist, Certified Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Provider, University of Maine at Augusta Assistant Professor of Mental Health and Human Services
55 mins. via Zoom
This session will provide an overview of friendship and peer acceptance during childhood and adolescence, discuss its importance to socio-emotional adjustment and well-being, and ways that parent(s)/guardian(s) can identify and help students who may be struggling socially. The session will provide an evidence-based discussion of friendship, aspects of friendship that afford risk and resilience, how friendships differ based on sex and developmental level, and practical ideas for how to handle social challenges.
6-6:55 p.m., Thursday, October 21st