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Finding a Path in This Time of Uncertainty: Supporting our High School and College-Aged Children
Tuesday, August 4 @12:15pm-1:30pm
For Shaaray Tefila members only
Parents of high school and college students are invited to this candid conversation, led by Rabbi Mosbacher and Dr. Pam Straining. This conversation will focus on hearing concerns from parents as they support their high school and college-aged children through the uncertain road ahead. From school transition to going off to college to helping navigate moments of disappointment, this call will help parents support their children in “Finding a Path in This Time of Uncertainty.”
About Dr. Pam Straining
Dr. Pam Straining, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist who has been working with children, adolescents, adults and families for over 20 years. Her office is in Rockland County and she sees clients primarily from New York and New Jersey.
Dr. Pam is primarily a Cognitive Behavioral Psychologist, is specially trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), and works with clients with a variety of mental health issues. Her approach is a holistic one with the goal of creating a wellness plan that addresses nutrition, sleep, exercise, therapy, and interpersonal relationships, as well as short- and long-term goals.
Dr. Pam developed and directed the Adolescent Outpatient DBT Program at Weill Cornell Medical Center in White Plains, NY before moving solely to private practice after the birth of her two children. Her children are now 21 and 22 and both living home during this Pandemic!
Dr. Pam is involved in curriculum development for the not-for-profit SameHereGlobal, developing in-school social and emotional education for elementary, middle and high school students and their families. She has long been concerned about the difficult transition from high school to college our kids must make and sees many high school age clients in her practice. Most recently with the significant societal changes due to the CoVID-19 Pandemic, Dr. Pam is additionally concerned about the unknowns facing our graduating college seniors and is focusing on helping clients find a path in this time of uncertainty.
- Tuesday, August 4
- Event Category:
- Youth & Family Engagement
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