COVID-19 may give rise to ‘universal stress’ for kids coming back to school

June 29, 2020 reports as families and teachers anticipate the day students can finally walk through their school hallways again, Boston Children’s Shella Dennery, PhD, LICSW, is worried about a newfound “universal stress” kids might be feeling as they continue to face unknowns and drastic changes in their routines amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dennery was one of five leaders from Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Public Schools who met for a virtual panel discussion last week, pondering what the future of child care and early education might look like even as COVID-19 alters the roadmap every day. Learn more from