Christine Carter, Ph.D.
The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction
Christine Carter, Ph.D. returns to the Glenbard Parents Series as part of our 25th year celebration to offer science-based strategies for raising happy, healthy, and successful young people. Today’s parents confront teen-challenges including social media pressures, video game obsession, sexting, vaping and uncertainty. Drawing on both research and practical applications, Dr. Carter offers tools to cope with modern pressures, and tactics parents can use to instill joy in teens that will point them toward meaningful and productive lives.
Dr. Carter is a sociologist, and Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. Her best-selling books include The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction and Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents. Dr. Carter writes a monthly advice column syndicated on PsychologyToday.com and regularly appears on television, radio, and in major print media.
GPS is generously sponsored by the Cebrin Goodman Center, Community Consolidated School District 93 Birth to 5 Community Coalition, Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE), College of DuPage, DuPage Medical Group, Emmy Gaffey Foundation, Glenbard Early Childhood Collaborative, Holiday Inn/Carol Stream, Kiwanis Clubs of District 9, and Prevention Leadership Team of the DuPage County Health Department. This event is co-sponsored by Northwestern Medicine Behavioral Health at Central DuPage Hospital. Thanks also go to Northwestern Medicine for their support of this event.
This event will be presented virtually. Use the link below to log in from your computer, phone, or tablet for this engaging event. Participants’ cameras and microphones will be disabled during the speaker’s presentation and slideshow. Questions may be submitted ahead of time to Gilda Ross, Glenbard District 87 student and community projects coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The link to join the webinar is https://www.cod.edu/GPS