As Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease, students and parents are preparing for a return to school. This can be challenging time for families as children and their parents have had to work out how to balance school, work, and play while dealing with anxieties and worries about the pandemic. Anxious students will likely need some initial assurance from trusted adults that returning to school is okay. Being open, honest, and encouraging with students is key.
This article from Morneau Shepell, a leader in supporting the mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing of Canadians, provides suggestions on how parents can support this transition, particularly for anxious students. Click here to learn more.