Tuesday, August 09, 2022


Webinar Set for Parents of High School Juniors and Seniors

A webinar has been scheduled for Monday noon on “Parenting High School Juniors and Seniors During the Coronavirus Pandemic” featuring Westport educators and psychological professionals.

It is sponsored by Westport Together, an alliance between the town, the Westport Public Schools, the PTA and many local nonprofits to strengthen the health and well-being of youth and families through programming and education.

“As families manage the day-to-day realities of staying safe in our homes during the COVID-19 outbreak, many parents of juniors and seniors are contemplating ways to support their children during this critical time in their development,” said Second Selectman Jennifer Tooker in a news release.

The program features local mental health professionals Deb Slocum of the Staples High School Counseling Department, Karen Krupnik of Positive Directions – the Center for Prevention and Recovery, and Dr. Valerie Babich. director, Westport Public Schools Psychological Services.

Panelists will discuss ways to develop essential social, academic, and emotional skills to assist young adults in their transition to life after high school.  
To register, go to: bit.ly/westportparenting or watch on Facebook live.

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