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School Violence and Its Impact on Children, Parents and School Staff
June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDTFree
Carol Mahlstedt, MSW, Psy.D is a faculty member of WCSPP’s Child Adolescent Parent Program. A psychologist/psychoanalyst in private practice, Dr. Mahlstedt is the founder of the Ridgefield Crisis Resource Team in Ridgefield, Connecticut and has spoken widely in communities since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School changed the face of everyday life. In addition, Dr. Mahlstedt has worked with CERT teams on intervening in the aftermath of disasters. She is the recipient of the Connecticut Psychological Association’s award for Distinguished Contributions in the Public Interest, as well as the Martin Luther King Award in Ridgefield, CT.
Please join us for a conversation on helping children, teens and adults cope with the aftermath of school and community violence. We will talk about how to talk to children and teens, as well as discuss strategies to manage anxiety and stress across the life span.
We welcome also those interested in learning about our training program and its other efforts to provide support to families. Admissions and Program Directors will be available to answer questions.