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Webinar: For parents: Supporting successful transitions into self-management of food allergy: pre-teen to young adult
August 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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Join us for a webinar with Dr. Rebecca Knibb and learn how to support the transition to self-management of food allergy.
Here are the details:
What the webinar is about: How to support the transition to self-management of food allergy in two specific stages: independence from parents and orientation to peers in the pre-teen/teen years, and then the transition to college/university and living away from the family home for the first time. This session will cover the mental health aspects that youth may experience on the path to independence, as well as provide practical strategies for families on how to successfully manage these transitions.
Who is presenting: Dr. Rebecca Knibb, Associate Professor in Psychology at Aston University in Birmingham, UK. She is also a Chartered Psychologist and practitioner Health Psychologist with 25 years of experience in conducting research into the psychological impact of allergies. She is involved in the development of strategies to help families cope through cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based behaviour change methods and is particularly interested in how children cope with the transition to adolescence and cope with leaving home.
When is the webinar: August 24th, 2021 12pm-1pm EDT
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