The Ateneo de Davao University College Guidance Center, through the Life Always Matters Program (LAMP), organized a gathering of parents themed “The Challenges of Parenting in the Changing Times” in the morning of 22 September 2018, at the Finster Auditorium, Jacinto campus. This talk is part of the Center’s continuing campaign to promote sound mental health among students and their families.

 

This session was opened to parents of students in the Higher Education Unit, Senior High School, and the Junior High School.

 

Speaking at the event was Davao-based psychiatrist Dr. Agnes Borre-Padilla. Her talk focused on the challenges of parenting the new generation of youth, emphasizing their mental health and discussing the risky behavior of adolescents and young adults.

 

A total of 187 parents attended the talk, comprised mostly of parents of first year college students.