Exploring Pre-Teen & Teen Anxiety

Rick Irving, LICSW


Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Lincoln School Auditorium

Teens are stressed! In this presentation Rick Irving will explore causes of teen anxiety, how anxiety operates in children and teens, and what happens emotionally and biologically to the stressed youngster. He will also identify the signs/symptoms of stress (both normal and debilitating) and identify healthy and harmful coping skills. Parents will be given language and techniques to help their pre-teens and adolescents manage anxiety, maintain perspective, and develop necessary confidence and

Rick Irving, LICSW is a clinical social worker with almost 40 years
experience working with children, families and schools. In addition to his direct work, he presents many workshops and has been a keynote speaker at many conferences in Massachusetts and Europe.



   Dinner & Discussion


"Empowering Strategies

   for a Healthier Teen"
  Facilitated by Will Slotnik


Parents & Caregivers of Teens
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Waterfield Room, Town Hall


Join us for an evening of food and conversation where we will discuss strategies to help
our teens to be happier and healthier. You will walk away feeling empowered to use
your new found skills (including mindfulness) to enable your teen to understand social
and emotional wellness and to balance life stressors.


Co-Sponsored with the Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community


Please RSVP by March 18th to: Dot Butler @



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