Calm and Connected: Coaching Coping Skills in Your Children

Join Metro Parent on June 5 for this free ParentEd Talk with mental health counselor and author Janine Halloran, LMHC.

The kids are not alright. Our youth are dealing with a lot and it shows: A global pandemic, the climate crisis, bullying and increasing pressures at home and at school. According to a CDC survey, 1 in 7 U.S. kids suffer from mental health issues, 42% feel persistent sadness and 22% have considered suicide. How can parents and other caregivers help children live healthier, happier lives?

Join Metro Parent and mental health professional, Janine Holloran on June 5 at 3 p.m. CST for a can’t-miss conversation to discover strategies to help kids survive and thrive.

You’ll learn:

  • Small things you can do every day to build your kids’ mental and emotional resilience
  • Practical strategies to help your child manage stress and anxiety
  • Tools for managing common mental health challenges

We know you’re busy. If you can’t attend the live event, you can still participate! After the event concludes, all registered attendees will be emailed a link to watch the recorded session at their convenience on any device. Attendees joining live will have the opportunity to partake in the interactive Q&A portion of the event.

Register for the FREE event below!


About the speaker

Janine Halloran is a licensed mental health counselor who has been working with children, teens and their families for more than 20 years. She has been helping children and teens build their coping skills throughout her career in a variety of settings including schools, mental health clinics and in her private practice. She founded Coping Skills for Kids to help children and teens learn healthy and safe ways to manage big feelings. She has written several books, including bestsellers “Coping Skills for Kids Workbook,” “Coping Skills for Teens Workbook” and “Social Skills for Kids Workbook.” She also is the host of the Calm & Connected Podcast and the founder of the Coping Skills Community Hub. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, CNN, Huffington Post, and The Skimm® Newsletter. Janine lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.

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Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.


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