(FORT BEND ISD) - Fort Bend ISD’s Whole Child Health Initiative will continue its monthly webinar series this school year, now offering resources to both parents and students. Each seminar will focus on a different area of health, and all are aligned to the district’s mission to support the mental, behavioral, social, emotional and physical health of students in FBISD. Visit the Whole Child Health Initiative online to find out more, and to access the previous webinars.
The hour-long seminars are virtual and no registration is needed to participate. All seminars will begin at 6 p.m. Click the links below to access each webinar.
September 13, 2023 – Mental Health is for Everyone (Parent Webinar) As we work to normalize and identify emotional challenges across cultures the district is focusing on support through campus-based services to address those needs and challenges.
October 18, 2023 – Mental Health Supports for Students (Student Webinar)
Students will explore the comprehensive mental health support offered in their school community.
November 15, 2023 – Vaping and E-cigarettes: What Parents Need to Know (Parent Webinar) This session will focus on what e-cigarettes and vaping are, the effects of their use, why it can be illegal, and the warning signs that a child may be vaping or using e-cigarettes.
January 17, 2024 – Stress & Anxiety (Student Webinar) Students will learn practical strategies for managing stress and anxiety in their academic and personal life.
February 21, 2024 – Study Habits & Test Anxiety (Parent Webinar) Parents and caregivers will be equipped with research-based strategies and tools to help students be better prepared for school, state and national assessments. Information about test anxiety symptoms, current district and campus-based support systems to address it, and best practices regarding how to lower and/or minimize it will also be shared.
March 6, 2024 – Financial Literacy (Student Webinar) Learn essential skills such as budgeting, saving, investing and understanding credit.