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BOU presents Talking with Your Teen Nov. 14

Filed in District News by on November 6, 2019

Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited is pleased to present another Talking with Your Teen forum. This year’s forum is titled Overwhelmed and Under Pressure and will be held on Thursday, November 14 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. Our focus this year is anxiety and stress management and the wellbeing of your teen. This is a free educational forum geared for students in grades 6-12 and their parents/guardians.

BOU is pleased to feature our panel presenters: Jennifer Smitkin, Psy.D, Owner, Psychology Wellness Practice, a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist; Kristen Connor, BCSD Supervisor K-12 Guidance and Counseling; Matt Bixby, BCSD PE and Health Education Teacher; and Kara Kowalski, BCSD Student Assistance Counselor.

Parents and teens will gain an understanding of our district’s health education, guidance and counseling departments and the programs and services provided to our students. Dr. Smitkin will address the topic of anxiety and share techniques to manage stress. There will be time for some questions at the end of the forum

We will also have informational tables with staff from NYS Office of Mental Health and Mental Health Association of NYS, Inc.

Download or print event flyer for Talking with Your Teen.