Divorce rates across the world have been increasing over the last 30 years and the UAE is no exception. Divorce can have a significant impact on children’s emotional and academic wellbeing, making it an essential topic for school counselors to address. By understanding the unique challenges that children of divorce face and in developing effective support strategies, school counselors can help children thrive and succeed academically and emotionally.
Topic: Supporting Children and their Families Navigate Parental Separation and Divorce
Through attending this in-person seminar, school counselors will learn:
- The impact of parental separation on a child’s mental health, social relationships, and academic achievement.
- The signs and symptoms of children emotionally and mentally struggling with from parental separation.
- Strategies that school counselors can use to support children of divorce.