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The Internet and Anxiety Keeping Kids Safe: Understanding Anxiety

Parents, caretakers, and community guests are invited to attend two separate parent workshops on March 25 and April 16 in the Garage at Grand Rapids Christian High School.

These events are free, please RSVP to one or both if you're interested in attending.


The Internet and Anxiety Keeping Kids Safe: Understanding Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety

Presented by the Anxiety Resource Center

Monday, March 25th, from 7:00-8:30 pm
The GARAGE @ Grand Rapids Christian High School

This presentation is for parents and caregivers who want to know how they can help their child who may be experiencing anxiety to a point where it is interfering with their quality of life and disrupting their ability to function at their best. The presentation will include an overview of common anxiety disorders, signs to look to for that may indicate high levels of anxiety, and simple coping skills to help reduce and manage anxiety. The Anxiety Resource Center presenter, Lynda Rupke, is a high school counselor and also has a private practice. She has over 15 years of experience counseling teens and facilitates the weekly teen support group at the Anxiety Resources Center (ARC). 


The Internet & Anxiety Keeping Kids Safe: he Digital Culture of Kids

The Digital Culture of Kids

Presented by Protect Young Eyes

Tuesday, April 16th, from 6:00-8:00 pm
The GARAGE @ Grand Rapids Christian High School

Technology is a great thing — if used responsibly.  But, digital issues like pornography, predators, sexting, social media, screen time, cyberbullying, anxiety, depression concern many families.  Although many kids use technology well, Chris McKenna and the Protect Young Eyes team want to make sure families are prepared. They will unpack nine practical, actionable strategies families can implement as soon as they get home.  These strategies are presented through a strong, Biblical lens.  Regardless of your technology aptitude, you will feel equipped an encouraged when you leave.


RSVP HERE

Please direct any questions about this event to Grace Boyle, Grand Rapids Christian Elementary and Rockford Christian School Social Worker: gboyle@grcs.org