The City of Irvine, in partnership with Irvine Prevention Coalition, invites community members to Staying Connected to Today’s Teen: The Foundation of Better Mental Health and Well-being on Wednesday, March 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. The free community event at Irvine Civic Center Council Chamber is intended for parents of teenage children. It is presented with the support of Irvine Public Schools Foundation, Irvine Unified School District, and Parent Teacher Association.
Staying Connected to Today’s Teen features well-known adolescent psychologist Dr. Jerry Weichman, who will discuss the impact positive social relationships have on a teenager’s mental health and physical well-being. Discussion topics include: the newest trends and behaviors facing teens, how to identify a teen in trouble and the best ways to support them, effective mental health tools you can teach students and children, and more.
Dr. Jerry Weichman is a licensed clinical psychologist, adolescent specialist, and parenting expert with nearly 20 years of private practice experience. He has counseled more than 5,000 teenagers and their families. He has been featured in many noteworthy media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, ABC, NBC, and Fox.
Irvine Civic Center is located at 1 Civic Center Plaza. No RSVP is needed for this free event. For more information, call 949-724-6749.