Thompson on Middle School Stress

Posted by Kayla Huddleston on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:01 AM PST

Adjunct faculty, Kelly Thompson, MSW, recently co-authored a book on the emotional, social and academic challenges students experience upon entering middle school. "Student Stress At The Transition To Middle School: An A-Z Guide For Implementing An Emotional Health Check-Up" (W.W Norton and Company, INC., 2016) teaches readers to identify shifts in stress in middle school students and how to engage parents and guardians in crafting individualized student plans and implementing an Emotional Health Checkup. Kelly has more than 30 years of experience in clinical social work with children and families and instructs the Master of Social Work program’s Generalist Practice 1: Social Work With Individuals & Families.  Congratulations, Kelly.