January 25, 2024 all-day

Webinar, January 25th, 2024, with the Chris Walsh Center for Educators and Families of MetroWest at Framingham State University. Learn what is known about who contemporary U.S. college students are, and the rates with which they are experiencing mental health difficulties in this post-pandemic era.
* Discuss what educators, caregivers, and students can expect during their first semester of college and what you and other people there to help your student can do to support students academically, socially, and psychologically.
* Learn how stereotypes about students stack up to the reality of who college students actually are, as well as rates of mental health challenges post pandemic.
* Leave with a better understanding of how increased independence, living in the dorm, classes, social life, and more can be both exciting and contribute to stress.
* Hear about some of the difficulties of transitioning from home to college including homesickness, academic stress, and burnout.
* Learn what you can do to support your student so their transition to college can be a rewarding opportunity for growth.
To register or for more information visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1A7RFZ56LEVEyFpxDtvbN-7Caifu56rUBBYgjctId2oY/viewform?edit_requested=true     or contact 508) 215-5630 or chriswalshcenter@framingham.edu



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