“Off You Go!” Helping Your Teen Navigate the Transition from High School to the Next ChapterAsk The Expert

Original Air Date August 19, 2020 | 7:30 PM, EDT

Sharon Saline, PsyD

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Many families struggle with the pressure and anxiety related to launching teens with ADHD to life after high school. It’s hard to know when to support them and when to let go. How can you teach them the life skills they’ll need to thrive independently? Dr. Saline will help you navigate this tricky transition. You will learn useful tools to help balance autonomy and connection while fostering coping strategies to manage the stress of ‘adulting.’ You’ll walk away with the ability to forge a successful post-high school path with less conflict and more cooperation.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe developmental milestones in transitioning to adulthood.
  2. Apply the 5Cs of ADHD parenting to older teens and young adults.
  3. Develop tools for managing anxiety and fostering resilience.
  4. Improve family communication to maintain positive connections.