Sea Change Mentoring invites parents, educators, counselors and the expat community to this important workshop.


Tuesday March 12, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM CET
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The Theater @ The American School of the Hague
Rijksstraatweg 200
2241 BX Wassenaar

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Ellen Mahoney
Sea Change Mentoring
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How to Prepare TCK Teens for Adulthood


Helping expat teens minimize reverse-culture shock and maximize the benefits of an international childhood

Participants will:
  • Learn the specific challenges and successes TCKs experience when transitioning to their passport culture, university and young adulthood
  • Learn what reverse culture shock is and how TCK teens and young adults experience this
  • Learn strategies to minimize the harmful symptoms of reverse culture shock
  • Learn what skills and characteristics are specific to TCKs and how teens and young adults can make the most of these
  • Learn how mentoring is an effective solution to helping TCKs through this transition and how Sea Change Mentoring works
  • Network with other participants to help strengthen a supportive community around these matters
  • Connect with a number of related resources

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About Sea Change Mentoring

Sea Change Mentoring is an online mentoring program that helps expat youth prepare for going back to their home countries, minimize reverse culture shock and maximize the benefits of having lived abroad.

About presenter and CEO of Sea Change Mentoring

Ellen grew up in Japan and Singapore before moving back to the US for college at the University of Oregon. She did her graduate work in counseling at the George Washington University’s Graduate School for Education and Human Development. After her career in education as a teacher and counselor, she moved to the mentoring field where she developed the volunteer management and quality control strategies for the country’s leading online youth mentoring organization, iMentor. She founded Sea Change Mentoring in 2012.