Tips for Kids About How to Make and Keep Friends

Friendships can be complicated! Making new friends, handling an argument with a friend, dealing with teasing… all children are likely to face these situations, but they can be difficult or upsetting. In this interactive webinar for kids, Dr. Eileen will talk about common friendship challenges and share practical ideas for handling friendship rough spots. Kids will come away learning about important friendship skills that can help them feel more comfortable and confident in social situations. 

Give your child the tools to build strong friendships and be a good friend

What Your Child Will Learn

This course is filled with practical ideas your child can use right away. It focuses on 5 essential friendship skills:

  • Reaching Out to make friends

  • Stepping Back to keep friends

  • Blending In to join friends

  • Speaking Up to share with friends

  • Letting Go to accept friends

We care about your child's privacy!

To protect your child's privacy, only Dr. Eileen and her helper will be visible on screen during the webinar. Questions will be submitted during the event via chat or ahead of time, through an online form, and read by Dr. Eileen or her helper. Any identifying information will be edited out of the recording. When your child logs into the event on Zoom, you can choose just a first name or initials. No identifying information will be collected about your child.

Instructor

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD

I'm an author, clinical psychologist, and mom of four, based in Princeton, NJ (lic. #35SI00425400). I write about parenting, mental health, and children's feeling, friendships. My recent books include: Moody Moody Cars (for ages 4-8), Growing Friendships (for ages 6-12), and Kid Confidence (for parents). Learn more at EileenKennedyMoor.com, DrFriendtastic.com, and OpenDoorForParents.com.