Talking About Issues Worth Talking About
We are excited to connect and engage with our parents and community members in meaningful dialogue around issues impacting our students. Over the course of the 2017-2018 school year, Springboro Schools will be hosting several speakers on a variety of topics including: the teen brain, prevention, stress & anxiety management, career awareness, navigating social media, and much more. We hope you will join us in talking about issues worth talking about!
Speaker #2 - "The Drama Years: Why Everything Really is a Big Deal"
with Tammy Collins, Ph.D. *
How can I help my teen manage academic, social, and peer pressure?
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Join us at 7:00 pm at Springboro High School for an interactive discussion with Tammy Collins, Ph.D. about how to help your child navigate the difficult teen years. Dr. Collins will lead a discussion about the stressors teens face, the pressures they experience, and the accessibility of drugs. She will introduce practical resources to help increase communication with your teen, develop coping strategies, and decrease the negative impact of these pressures.
This event is targeted to parents of students in grades 6-12, but is FREE and open to the public.
Space is limited. Reserve your spot now!
*Tammy Collins, Ph.D., certified prevention consultant, Vice-President of Research & Program Design, has 22 years of experience in translating research into practice and policy in the fields of substance use disorders, mental health, justice, education and prevention using a public health approach. She earned her doctorate of philosophyin human development and family science with a cognate area of adolescent behavioral health from The Ohio State University. She also holds a M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Journalism from Marshall University. Dr. Collins has led administrative and applied research teams at Ohio and West Virginia agencies and universities including as a Deputy Director at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.