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Ridgefield, CT: "More teens than ever are suffering from severe anxiety"; workshop held

Nov 30, 2017, Ridgefield (CT) Hamlet Hub: School Refusal Parent Workshop at The Westport Day School in Wilton on December 5th http://news.hamlethub.com/norwalk/events/44486-school-refusal-parent-workshop-at-the-westport-day-school-in-wilton-on-december-5th-1512065165 Special Education Law Attorney Lawrence W. Berliner, Dr. Mark Beitel, and Lauren Seltzer, LMFTwill be the featured speakers at a parent workshop titled Taking Ownership of Your Child’s Education When Your Child Refuses to Go to School: A Workshop about School Refusal, Anxiety, and How to Move Forward. … According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 25% of American teenagers will be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and 6% will receive a severe diagnosis. More teenagers than ever are suffering from severe anxiety. This workshop will address these growing trends, help parents understand the reasons why their child refuses to go to school, find an appropriate education, and discuss how a therapeutic placement can offer a supportive learning environment. …