Whitby Speaker Series

Whitby is committed to providing parents with the opportunity to hear from experts who provide insights and actionable steps to support the academic and social-emotional needs of their children.

Coping with Dual Epidemics: Middle School Anxiety During the COVID-19 Crisis

Dr. Chris Bogart, PhD
Executive Director, Sasco River Center

Dr. Chris Bogart defines exactly what stress is and how it can lead to either stronger resilience or anxiety as children mature. Dr. Bogart discusses current developmental theories for the increase in anxiety and will examine ways that the pandemic is increasing this challenge. Parents are given concrete ways we can help our children and will be provided with suggestions for further learning.

Video Link

PowerPoint Presentation