Month: August 2014

Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety

Anxious feelings are common and expected during times of transition or change and this can be especially true for children and teens going back to school or for first-timers starting kindergarten. During a segment on NBC Connecticut, UConn Health child psychologist Golda Ginsburg offers tips on how to help your child make a smooth transition back to the classroom. Aired August 26, 2014.

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Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety

As the summer begins to wind down and you start shopping for back-to-school supplies, don’t forget to equip your child with some good advice for making a smooth return to the classroom. Anxious feelings are common and expected during times of transition or change, and this can be especially true for children and teens going back to school or for first-timers starting kindergarten.

UConn Today asked internationally recognized child psychologist Golda Ginsburg for tips on how to handle those anxious feelings. Ginsburg, who recently joined UConn Health from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been developing and evaluating interventions for anxious youth for more than 20 years.

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