Speaker Spotlight: The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure: A Positive Approach to Pushing Your Child to Be Their Best Self
Part of AISNE Welcome Back Week!
Welcome Back Week is a celebration of overcoming challenges and looking forward to a fantastic year with our students and community.
AISNE Members and parents of AISNE member schools are invited to join us for a conversation with Chris Thurber. This presentation is exclusively for AISNE members and parents of AISNE member schools. This presentation is free-of-charge. Registration is limited to 500 participants.
Thursday, September 29th, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM
This session is presented virtually, via Zoom.
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This event is free-of-charge and exclusively for AISNE members and parents of AISNE member schools and is a part of AISNE’s Welcome Back Week.
About This Program
How can you, as parents, apply healthy pressure to your children?
You instinctively push your kids to succeed. Yet even well-meaning parents can put soul-crushing pressure on kids, leading to under-performance and serious mental health problems instead of social, emotional, and academic success. So where are you going astray? According to Drs. Chris Thurber and Hendrie Weisinger, it all comes down to asking the right question. Instead of “How much pressure?”, you should be thinking “How do I apply pressure?”
Chris Thurber will join us for a discussion and allow us to consider how to push kids to succeed and find happiness in a challenging world without pushing them too far. The solution lies in eight methods for transforming harmful pressure into healthy pressure.
Each transformation is enlivened by case studies, grounded in research, and fueled by practical strategies that you can start using right away. By upending conventional wisdom, Dr. Chris Thurber will provide you with the next steps you need to nurture motivation, improve your interactions with your child, build deep connections, sidestep cultural pitfalls, and, ultimately, help your kids become their best selves.
About The Facilitator
Chris Thurber, Ph.D., is a board-certified clinical psychologist, educator, author, and father with a BA from Harvard and a Ph.D. in child and adolescent psychology from UCLA. He serves as a clinician and instructor at Phillips Exeter Academy.
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