Young, Gifted & Well webinars cover critical topics that impact the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color. In this series, experts provide evidence-based information and best practices to create conditions for young people of color to thrive.
Hosted by: Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker with Dr. Farha Abbasi, Dr. Meeta Kumar, Dr. Andres Pumariega
When your young person of color is at college, it is sometimes hard for family members to understand what their student is going through, and how best to help and support them–especially if they are struggling with mental health issues. This can be really challenging for parents and other loved ones who want to help and want to be an ally to their kids but don’t know where to start. Research tells us that when youth encounter health issues, they primarily turn to their parents. This means that parents and other family members have a critical role to play in helping their children to thrive. But the college years reveal a new relationship–your young person is now a young adult and is often living, socializing, studying, and trying to navigate an environment you aren’t a part of. After watching this webinar, you will be able to:
Hosted by: Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker with Dr. Jeanne Manese, Dr. David P. Rivera, Dr. Mary Roessel
The transition from high school to college, like any major life transition, brings a lot of stressors with it for every student. Students of color experience a number of additional barriers and stressors that can impact their mental health and emotional well-being, and there is a critical role that families can play in preparing their students by becoming an ally to their young people as they head into the world of higher education. After watching this webinar, you will be able to:
Hosted by: Stephanie Pinder-Amaker with Dr. Micheal Mason
Young men of color face a complex set of stressors and barriers, and tremendous pressure to achieve in environments that were not necessarily designed for them. Parents and families have a critical role to play in understanding race and mental health for young men and preparing and supporting the emotional well-being of these young men to help them navigate, survive and thrive. After watching this webinar, you will be able to:
Our Mission: Promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color