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Tips and Support for Families Returning to School and Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips and Support for Families Returning to School and Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic In-Person

This workshop is designed for Faculty and Staff interested in learning more about anxiety responses to COVID 19, with a special focus on children and families.  Coping strategies to manage stress and anxiety related to the return to work and school will be presented.

  1. Discussion around the unique qualities of anxiety connected to COVID and common anxious responses in kids and adults
  2. Discussion of the collective trauma experienced in our society and what this might look like/how we have adapted to survive it
  3. Discussion of the unique experiences of anxiety depending on subjective experiences and how to support a family member/loved one in this
  4. Developmentally appropriate approaches and strategies for kids and teens (practical and emotional strategies)
  5. Approaches and strategies to manage anxiety in parents/adults (practical and emotional strategies)
  6. Community and internet resources


Beth Tripi, LSCW-R

Practicing social worker providing case management and psychotherapy with children, adolescents, young adults and their families in the mental health field for 17 years.

Adjunct professor in the social work department at Buffalo State College since 2014 and SUNY University at Buffalo since 2021.

Current PhD student in the UB School of Social Work studying child, adolescent, and young adult mental health service delivery and systems of care.

Please Note: This workshop will be offered in-person in Butler 318 as well as via Zoom 

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
E. H. Butler Library
  Professional Development Center  
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