What to Expect When Our Kids Return to the Classroom – Hope 103.2

What to Expect When Our Kids Return to the Classroom

Clinical psychologist Valerie Ling lists several reactions which young students might have to going back, and how we can best care for them.

Listen: Ben McEachen chats with psychologist Valerie Ling about preparing well for school re-opening

By Ben McEachenFriday 15 Oct 2021Hope AfternoonsEducationReading Time: 1 minute

From Monday, October 25, school students in Greater Sydney will be going back to school – in person, in classrooms.

For so many, it will be the first time after months of lockdown they will physically meet with their peers and teachers.

What should kids and young people expect as they return? 

How can we all care well for our students as they adjust and cope with this shift?

Valerie Ling is a clinical psychologist and founder of Centre for Effective Living.

She spoke with Hope Afternoons about the possible effects on students as they head back to the classroom. She also offered practical and emotional tips for supporting them.

Listen to the full conversation with clinical psychologist Valerie Ling in the player above. 

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