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Published on August 19, 2020

Facebook Live for parents

Navigating distance learning with your children

Tuesday, August 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Facebook Live Q&A session
Community Hospital Facebook page

Dr. Susan Swick portraitJoin Susan Swick, MD, MPH, on Community Hospital's Facebook page, as she shares what parents can do to address the mental well-being of their children as families navigate distance learning from home. Dr. Swick is physician in chief of Ohana, our child and adolescent behavioral health program.

Susan Swick, MD, MPH is the physician in chief of Ohana, a center for child and adolescent behavioral health at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Dr. Swick is designing and building the clinical programs at Ohana, which will include crisis stabilization and outpatient treatment as well as education and wellness programming in partnership with community institutions. This center is being created with the support of a landmark $100 million gift from a single donor in the hospital’s community.

Before moving to the Monterey Peninsula in 2018, Dr. Swick served as the chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at Newton Wellesley Hospital for five years. While there, she created a community health initiative called “The Resilience Project,” to promote the mental health and well-being of youth and their families. She was an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she created and ran a course on parent guidance for the child psychiatry fellows. Dr. Swick graduated from medical school at Columbia University in New York, where she also completed an internship and residency. She completed fellowships at Harvard Medical School and New York University. She is board-certified in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry.

The Facebook Live session will be recorded and shared on our website through YouTube for those who can’t attend. You can submit questions prior to the Facebook Live session by completing the form below, or you may post questions on our Facebook page during the session. Dr. Swick will answer as many questions as she can during the allotted time.

Ask Dr. Swick a Question

Fill out the form below to submit a COVID-19 related mental health question and it may be included in our Facebook Live with Dr. Swick.

The Facebook Live session will be recorded and shared on our website through YouTube for those who can’t attend. You can submit questions prior to the Facebook Live session by

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