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Kids dating in middle school

I worked summers throughout high school and college, and I had plenty of fun — probably too much, in fact.

School personnel must be involved in the treatment.

Books: There is only one I recommend: Christopher Kearney’s Getting Your Child to Say ‘Yes’ to School: A Guide for Parents of Youth with School Refusal Behavior.

I’m a huge believer that people should get lots and lots of work experience in college, and ideally some in high school too, for exactly the reasons you say: There’s real value in learning how to operate within an employment context, how to get along with managers and coworkers, how to advocate for yourself, what professional behavior is, and what is and isn’t reasonable to expect at work.

And there’s value in simply learning how to get into the routine and rhythms of working, and building whatever mental muscle it is that makes you get up and go to work even when you’d rather stay home that day.

School Refusal: I see lots of desperate parents in my office, and the winners of the tearing-their-hair-out sweepstakes are those with the school refusing child.

“School refusal” refers to repeated instances of absenteeism for what are “non-legitimate” reasons.

A significant part of my work as a cognitive-behavioral therapist specializing in anxiety and related disorders is providing families with recommendations for good resources.