Your child made it: he or she finished 13 years of school and graduated! You have prepared them for the academics they will face in college — perhaps through years of tutoring, test prep, honors and AP classes. Their application is filled with extracurricular activities and hours of community service and volunteer work. Their dorm room is going to be decked out with all the comforts of home.
They are ready…right? But are they emotionally and mentally ready?
On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks with Daniel Horne, PCC-S, LSW, and Laura Scarnecchia, LPC, as they share some tips for helping your child prepare mentally and emotionally for college or life away from home. What are some risk factors and warning signs that your child may not be prepared to handle their new found independence as well as you thought they would? Listen as they share some helpful tips for parents!
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