Is your normally challenging child even more challenging now that he is stuck at home all day? Is your regularly easy-going teenager sullen and argumentative because she can’t see her friends? Are you having trouble getting your child away from screens long enough to do those enrichment activities provided by the school? These struggles with your kids are real, they are common, and they can make the challenge of the COVID-19 outbreak even more difficult.
Join us for an online parent information session with child psychologist and Cohasset parent, Alisha Pollastri. You will learn practical strategies that you can put into practice immediately to reduce some of the struggles you are having with your kids while you are all home during the COVID crisis (and beyond).
You will learn practical strategies that you can put into practice immediately to reduce some of the struggles you are having with your kids while you are all home during the COVID crisis (and beyond). Learn how to get your kids to meet your expectations, reduce challenging behaviors like meltdowns and door-slamming, and improve your family relationships, to bring some relief and calm in these complicated times-followed by a Q&A period.
(First time on Zoom? It’s free! Please log in 5 minutes early to register & troubleshoot.)
About Dr. Alisha Pollastri
Dr. Pollastri is a child clinical psychologist and researcher at Think:Kids, a program in the psychiatry department at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her work has focused on challenging behavior in children and adolescents. She has published numerous research articles and book chapters, and recently co-authored a book called The School Discipline Fix: Changing Behavior Using the Collaborative Problem Solving Approach. For more information, please visit www.thinkkids.org and www.alishapollastri.com.