Social and emotional needs of children are very much on the minds of school administrators as they plan what learning will look like in the fall.
Students’ personal needs — just like their academic ones — will vary. Some kids may have no problem adjusting, while others will need more assistance.
Sara Whitcomb is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor and Director of the School of Psychology doctoral program in the UMass College of Education. Whitcomb joined Carolee McGrath to share her thoughts on the best way to support students during these trying times.
This interview originally aired on July 2, 2020.