For Parents: My Child’s Worries About the Coronavirus–Typical or Excessive?

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As we all deal with uncertainty and ongoing reminders of how covid-19 has impacted our lives, how can we determine whether children’s worries are excessive? How can we support children’s healthy development and safety in our new reality? Adult and child strategies for managing the unknown will be discussed.

Dr. Rona Novick

Rona Novick, PhD, Co-Educational Director of Hidden Sparks, is the Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University and holds the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values. She holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor of Child Psychology at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center.