New Psychologist-Led Video Series Supports Parent and Child Mental Health This Winter | State


SEATTLE, December 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Surgeon General have national declarations warning of youth mental health challenges as our country continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. For almost two years, families have been under a lot of stress and tension.

Children struggle, as do parents and caregivers. In one investigation conducted during the pandemic, parents reported higher stress levels than adults without children. And Studies show that poor mental health in parents is linked to poor mental and physical health in children.

To support parents, caregivers and children, Children’s Committee, a nonprofit provider and leader of research-based socio-emotional learning programs, is pleased to announce its second annual seasonal video series, “A psychologist’s guide to winter wellness. “The series will begin today, December 21, the start of the winter season.

This year’s winter wellness videos are hosted by Dr. Tia kim, a child development psychologist, an expert in parent-child relationships and a mother. Dr Kim will be joined by a few special guests to cover a range of wellness topics. Her advice is grounded in research and she will share relevant tips and practices for children and families. Video topics range from dealing with vacation stress, to understanding culture and its impact on mental health, to being an effective parent.

“Parents, we know you juggle a lot already,” said Dr Kim, vice president of education, research and impact at the Children’s Committee. “We’ve condensed decades of research into must-have tips and advice so you can walk away with some simple mental health strategies to try with yourself and your kids this winter.”

Visit WinterWellBeing.org to watch the video series trailer and the first video, Managing Holiday Stress. New videos will be posted every Tuesday until mid-February:

  • Managing Holiday Stress (December 21, 2021)
  • Kiss the silver lining (December 28, 2021)
  • Set goals like personal care (January 4, 2022)
  • Nurturing Adolescent Friendships (January 11, 2022)
  • Understanding Culture and Mental Health (January 18, 2022)
  • Support children’s self-esteem (January 25, 2022)
  • Being an effective parent (February 1, 2022)
  • Celebrate with gratitude (February 8, 2022)
  • Show yourself kindness (February 15, 2022)

If you want to ask questions about wellness, go to WinterWellBeing.org and leave a comment for Dr Kim. You can also send an email to [email protected]

About the Children’s Committee

Committee for Children is a global, non-profit organization that advocates for the safety and well-being of children through socio-emotional learning (SEL), child protection and prevention of bullying for over 40 years. With a history of action and influence, we are known as a leader in socio-emotional education and a force in advocacy, research and innovation in the field. We take a holistic approach to SEL, promoting socio-emotional well-being from birth to early adulthood, supporting not only classrooms, but entire communities. As our programs transform the lives of over 20.5 million children annually, we stand up to address societal challenges to ensure children around the world can thrive. Visitcfenfants.orgto learn more.

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