• Dear Higley Parents with High School Students,

    Hamilton High School in Chandler has put together a series of parent education presentations. Higley and Williams Field High parents are invited to attend. High school students may also attend a student version of the presentation at the same time. Please open the link below for detailed information.

    Please contact Rajani Rastogi, LMSW (Hamilton High School Social Worker) for consultation and resources as needed. Email: rastogi.rajani@cusd80.com Phone: 480.883.5182

    Videos, PowerPoints and Handouts for presentations are available on the Hamilton High School Website:

    Parent Presentations

    Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m. (Tuesdays)
    Place: Hamilton High School (Choir Room)
    Facilitator: Rajani Rastogi, LMSW (HHS Social Worker)
    Presentations are FREE and open to all Community Members – no need to register


    MENTAL HEALTH SERIES

    October 23rd – (Part 1) “Mental Health Diagnosis, Stigma and Treatment Options”
    Speaker – Dr. Brad Zehring, DO, Psychiatrist at AZ Restorative Psychiatry

    November 6th – (Part 2) “Suicide Prevention”
    Speaker – Stephanie Roe and Morgan Phillips, MSW, Teen Lifeline Specialists

    December 4th – (Part 3) “Taking Care of Yourself / Stress Reduction”
    Speaker – Andrea Samadi, BA in Education, Author of Book “Level Up”

    January 15th – (Part 4) “Signs of Depression and Anxiety”
    Speaker - Michael Klinkner MSW, LCSW, BCPTSDC

    February 5th – (Part 5) “Benefits and Side Effects of Antidepressant Use”
    Speaker - Dr. Brad Zehring, DO, Psychiatrist at AZ Restorative
    Psychiatry

    February 26th – (Part 5) “Rise in Teens struggling with Eating Disorders”
    Speaker - Dr. Brad Zehring, DO, Psychiatrist at AZ Restorative Psychiatry


    EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SERIES

    March 5th – (Part 1) “Communication and the Teen Brain”
    Speaker – Garron Griffitts, LCSW – psychotherapist, specializing in working with adolescents and families at “Reach Greater Heights” agency

    April 2nd – (Part 2) “Active Listening”
    Speaker –Angie Geren, APP, CHt – counselor and Executive Director at Addiction Haven organization.

    April 16th – (Part 3) “Building your teens’ Confidence and Self-Esteem”
    Speaker - Garron Griffitts, LCSW – psychotherapist, specializing in working with adolescents and families at “Reach Greater Heights” agency

    April 30th – (Part 4) “Healthy Communication with Parents, Friends and Dating”
    Speaker - Michael Klinkner MSW, LCSW, BCPTSDC