Past PTA Wellness Webinar Programs:
Joint PTC, SHS PTA, and SMS PTA Program: Student Mental Health and Well-Being Panel Discussion
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:30pm
This panel discussion featured SHS and SMS school psychologists and Youth Outreach workers who shared their observations of how the pandemic has impacted adolescents' overall well-being and learning.
SHS PTA and the Mental Health Awareness Club (f/k/a Green Ribbon Club): Introduction to Meditation: Pause to Be Present Webinar for SHS Students
Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 3:15pm
This webinar for students was designed to teach basic principles of meditation, simple strategies to help students find calm and focus, and how to exercise and rest your mind to reduce stress and stay mentally and physically healthy.
SHS PTA: Keeping Scarsdale Teens Well in the Age of Remote Learning, Social Distancing and Pandemics
Thursday, April 2, 2020
View this panel discussion on the current challenges impacting families with adolescents, older teens and housebound college students. The panel featured mental health experts Dr. Elliot Cohen, Director of Psychology for the Scarsdale School district; Jay Genova, LCSW and Executive Director of Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Services; and Dr. Paul Donahue, Psychologist and Director of Child Development Associates.
SMS PTA: Executive Functioning Skills and e-Learning
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
While a brush up on executive functioning strategies could be beneficial at any point in time, the tips and tools outlined in the presentation are especially valuable as we navigate distance learning. Additionally, while Mr. Hirsh is a middle school teacher, this amazing presentation offers learning strategies helpful for every student regardless of age or learning styles.
Scarsdale School District Counseling Resources:
High School Psychologists: Dr. Peter Faustino Dr. Jennifer Walker Dr. Kristin Oliverio
CSE Chairpersons/Psychologists: Dr. Dina Dadabo Dr. Amy Cermele