Fairfax County Public Schools held the 4th annual FCPS Mental Health and Wellness Conference on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Dr. Scott Brabrand, FCPS Superintendent, opened the conference, and Dr. Jonathan Dalton, from the Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change, was the keynote speaker. Participants in this conference, which was free to staff, parents, and community members, were able to choose from 40 breakout sessions (many offered more than once) that discussed topics regarding child and adolescent stress, coping with anxiety and anxiety disorders, parenting strategies, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Additionally, there were over 50 resource tables available, representing public and private offices and agencies providing wellness-related services within our schools and community.
Pictured at top left: Dr. Jonathan Dalton