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Julia Geigle

Julia Geigle, MSW, LICSW is a Certified Prevention Professional (CPP). She helps students and families in the Stillwater Area Public Schools access a variety of services such as chemical health screenings, early intervention, education, and related support services. Julia also coordinates and delivers substance abuse prevention services to include: classroom and community presentations, policy and program development, and educational and resource materials.

During this time of social distancing, staying connected with our children is more important than ever to young people's wellbeing and thriving. Yet, even the best relationships can become strained during times of social distance or stress.

Search Institute's research has shown that young people thrive when their relationships with adults include high levels of...

  • Expressing Care

  • Challenging Growth

  • Providing Support

  • Sharing Power

  • Expanding Possibilities

Check out this Relationships Check tool to see where your relationships with your children are particularly strong and where they can grow. After taking the quiz, you’ll find approaches and activities that will help you strengthen your relationships while you shelter at home.

The 4 S’s Interview  is another tool to build and strengthen relationships with our children.  Even during challenging times, together we can help young people be and become their best selves.

Source: Search Institute

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