Jennifer Keller, PSYD
University Health, Counseling Clinics & Psychology

Sometimes kids just don’t want to go to school, and that’s always been an issue. But it has become far worse following the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools have noticed it – and mental health experts are also sounding the alarm about an increase in “school avoidance.”

This presentation will provide tips for parents and clinicians to address and manage this problem.

Resources mentioned in the video:
• Albano, A.M. (2013). You and your anxious child. Penguin Group.
• Chansky, T.E. (2014). Freeing your child from anxiety. Penguin Random House.
• Kearney, C.A. (2021). Getting your child back to school: A parent’s guide to solving school attendance problems. Oxford.