The Red Oaks School, a private, independent day school in Morristown, will open its doors to the public on December 5, 2019 for a parenting workshop in partnership with the Child Mind Institute. The workshop, entitled “When To Worry About Your Child’s Worries” is part of The Red Oaks School’s Parent Education Series, which has served as a valuable resource for parents of the school’s students. This particular event is open to the public through online registration and will feature an expert from the Child Mind Institute addressing parents’ questions of preteens and teens such as:

  • When are children’s worries a sign of anxiety or mood disorder?

  • What are some common disorders in teens and preteens?

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  • What are some signs and symptoms parents should look for?

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit organization, based in New York City, focused on children and their families struggling with childhood mental health and learning disorders. The organization’s goals are to provide access to effective clinical care, improve diagnosis and treatment and provide useful, accurate information for families to empower them to seek help. 

“The Parent Education Series is something we have been proud to offer our School parents over the past few years, and we are excited to invite parents from the broader community to attend this important workshop,” said Red Oaks Head of School, Marilyn Stewart. “Our mission is to develop each child’s gifts, and we want to help all parents do the same for their own children whenever possible, whether they attend our school or not.”

The parent workshop will take place on Thursday, December 5th, from 6:30-7:30 PM at the middle school campus located at 340 Speedwell Avenue in Morristown. All attendees should enter the parking lot to the school from Ames Place. Please register online at https://www.redoaksschool.org/parent-ed-12-5-19. For more information on The Red Oaks School, visit www.redoaksschool.org or call 973.539.7853.