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Video: “How to Support our Children during the Pandemic: Building health, wellness and resilience”

VIDEO LINK: Fostering Resilience During Challenging Times

Pittsford PTSA held a virtual event “How to Support our Children during the Pandemic: Building health, wellness and resilience” on Wednesday, November 18, with a presentation from Dr. Melissa Heatly, clinical child psychologist and assistant professor at University of Rochester Medical Center. This discussion on adolescent mental health provided parents with resources and strategies to help support their children during these challenging times.

Dr. Heatly is a clinical child psychologist specializing in children’s mental health. She directs the Expanded School Mental Health Initiatives at UR Medicine, which provides comprehensive, school-based behavioral health services, consultation, and training to youth and educators across the Greater Rochester region. Her work includes mental health training for educators and community members and increasing access to evidence-based mental health for youth and families.