Be sure to read our December 2018 Newsletter, The SCCoop: Words on Wellness.
Mental Health Networking Event and Ethics Workshop with Dr. Mary Alice Fisher Earn 3 CEUs $100 February 8th 8:00am - 8:30am Networking 9:00am-12:00pm CEU Program Temple Rodef Shalom, 2100 Westmoreland St., Falls Church Registration below Ethical challenges arise in every clinical setting. They can arise because of the physical setting itself, or they can be
Did you know that at some point, anxiety affects 30 percent of children and adolescents, yet 80 percent never get help? Untreated anxiety disorders are linked to depression, school failure and a two-fold increase in risk for substance use disorder. Yet, while many young people struggle with anxiety, most have trouble talking about it. Please
This year the SCC is planning to make our School Liaison program more robust. Liaisons represent each elementary, middle, and high school in McLean/Langley High School areas, including private schools. Liaisons meetings are used for communications in both directions, sharing SCC information with schools/PTAs/PTOs/PTSAs, as well as bringing to the SCC what parents are hearing and/or
The time is fast approaching when we will launch our students to college. Whether you have a Senior or a Freshman, the launch to college comes all too quickly. Do you know what conversations you SHOULD be having with your teen BEFORE they leave? SCC Board Member and local Psychologist Dr. Melissa Sporn provided the following materials:
The SCC is gearing up for a great year. Please contact your PTA/PTSA/PTA if you'd like to represent your school as a School Liaison for this year. We're planning to make this program more interactive and keep our liaisons more involved in our programming, communications, and important topics, and we'd love your help! What are
Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout - October 27, 2018 Take advantage of a free, convenient, confidential, and safe disposal of unused or expired medications during Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Drop off medications at any of the eight Fairfax County District Police Stations (pills or liquids only, no pressurized canisters or needles) between 10
Season 2 of the Netflix program 13 Reasons Why has begun, and a number of mental health and youth advovates are warning parents, educators, and professionals that the content of the program, as well as last year's 13 Reasons Why, Season 1, warrants discussion about watching the program at all, watching with teens, and talking