Events at MGHfC
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common illness that affects the airways. Join our panel of experts from Mass General for Children to learn more about RSV, including symptoms, treatment, and prevention tips.
Michael R. Flaherty, DO, presents evidenced-based strategies to keep teen drivers safe. He also shares emerging strategies for parents to help their new drivers.
Bullying is an issue that can negatively impact children, teens, and young adults. In this webinar, Justine Dellaria, LICSW, will discuss the difference between conflict and bullying, the impact of bullying, and what can protect children from bullying or increase their risk.
Feeding children can be complicated, and even more so in a world that targets children with food marketing and convenience food. Simona Lourekas, RD, CHES, Kelly Millan, RD, and Meaghan Alexander, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, of the Center for Feeding and Nutrition, share strategies for feeding children of all ages.
Mass General for Children Parenting Series: Understanding Video Games – Tips to Promote Safe Video Game and Digital Media Use Habits2022-06-30
Video games and digital media have become one of the most favorite play activities for our children, but parents and providers express a lot of concern about the effects of it. In this webinar, Atilla Ceranoglu, MD will share tips on how to help your child build good digital media habits.
Eugene (Gene) Beresin, MD, MA, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MGHfC, shares how parents, families, and caregivers can understand the signs of depression, stress, and suicide in young people, as well as guidelines for caregivers and youth on how to prevent these serious conditions.
MGHfC Parenting Series: Migration is Beautiful – Talking with Children About Immigration and Xenophobia2022-04-11
Dr. Fiona Danaher and Dr. Rashmi Jasrasaria discuss the demographics of children in immigrant families, the health effects associated with stressors related to immigration, and the rights of children in immigrant families to access health care, education and other resources.
MGHfC Parenting Series - Living from the Heart: Tips to Lead a More Active Life for a Healthier Heart2022-03-03
In this webinar, Lorraine Schratz, MD, an attending physician in Pediatric Cardiology at MGHfC and Elizabeth Barth, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian at MGHfC, will share the essentials to helping children and their families on their way to healthier hearts by leading physically active lives.
While families are often very familiar with transitions for their child as they grow and progress, transitioning from pediatric to adult care can seem overwhelming and can often take families by surprise. Evangeline Galvez, MD presents evidence driven elements and resources to help plan a successful individualized transition to adult care.
When faced with challenging or stressful situations, learning how to adapt and overcome is an important skill for overall wellbeing. This is called building resiliency skills. Aude Henin, PhD, shares tips to help your child or teen cope with challenges or stressors. She also discusses how you can help build a support system for yourself and your family to encourage a sense of resilience in children.