Dr. Jennifer Hartstein joins Care.com in a webinar discussing the impact of the Covid-19 closures on kids. Now a few months into the school year, Dr. Jen is here to see how you and your kids are doing.
Dr. Jennifer Hartstein joins Care.com in a webinar discussing the impact of the Covid-19 closures on kids. Parents of teens and college kids, this webinar is specifically for you.
In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant. Jennifer Hartstein, an adolescent psychologist in New York who specializes in anxiety and depression, said that in the absence of “age-old markers” of wellness, “we have to pivot and look at kids differently.”
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