Glenbard Parent Series June 15 event to explore the Empathy Advantage
Jun 2, 2016 8:49 AM - The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will present the Empathy Advantage: the Real/Hidden/Overlooked Secret to Kids' Success with Michele Borba on Wednesday, June 15. Empathy must be taught and nurtured to confront today's self-absorption epidemic. A lack of empathy can hurt students' academic performance and their ability to collaborate, innovate and problem-solve. Borba, psychologist and author of "UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me-World," will share a revolutionary, researched-based plan for reversing the selfie syndrome. Audience members will learn how to reclaim face-to-face conversation and better connect with teens' emotional lives in today's plugged-in world.