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Webinar: Supporting Child and Teen Mental Health During a Pandemic

April 24, 2020

Right now, many families are finding themselves in a unique situation: managing children who are out of school, stuck at home, and with their lives disrupted.

This unprecedented experience has caused disruption—and confusion—for many students. Not only has the classroom disappeared or become digital, but milestones, athletic endeavors, and social circles have been affected tremendously.

Youth mental health expert Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, shares strategies to support the mental health of K-12 students, including talking about the foundations of coping and suggesting ways to navigate the newfound social and learning environments.

This content is also available in Spanish.

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In a presentation on Friday, April 24, 2020, Dr. Coyne discussed the foundations of coping and suggest ways to navigate social and learning environments during the pandemic.

Watch on demand. The webinar is available with English captions and subtitles in Spanish and Hindi.

More Tips for Kids and Parents

Parents and children may also find these resources helpful:

About Dr. Coyne

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and is a senior clinical consultant at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital.

Dr. Coyne has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters on anxiety, OCD, and parenting. She is the author of “The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years,” a book for parents of young children.

Recent books by Dr. Coyne:

Learn more about Dr. Coyne.

More COVID-19 Resources

It’s important to think about ways to manage your mental health during these difficult times. McLean is committed to providing mental health and self-care resources for all who may need them. You and your family may find these strategies from McLean experts helpful to feel mentally balanced and safe during the coronavirus outbreak.

Learn more on our COVID-19 mental health resources page or get access to our COVID-19 Webinar Series.

April 24, 2020

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