Glenbard Parent Series speaker to present skills children need to succeed in tumultuous times

  • Madeline Levine

    Madeline Levine

Posted10/10/2022 12:42 PM

The Glenbard Parent Series Navigating Healthy Families will present clinician Dr. Madeline Levine on the topic of "Success is Not a Straight Line: Skills to Thrive in Trying Times" in two webinars: at noon and 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, via Zoom. Go to for further information and the link to this webinar.

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Too many young people are experiencing depression, substance abuse and anxiety disorders. Many young people feel overwhelmed and exhausted and many are unprepared to navigate life's challenges.

Using the latest developments in science and research, Levine identifies the skills that children need to succeed in turbulent times: adaptability, curiosity, collaboration, tolerance for failure and optimism. She also will offer solutions that parents and guardians can use to bolster these skills and raise individuals who are prepared, healthy, enthusiastic and happy.

Levine is a recognized expert and resource for education and parenting and the author of the New York Times bestseller "The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Is Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids." Her most recent book is "Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World."

Glenbard Parent Series is generously sponsored by the Cebrin Goodman Center, Community Consolidated School District 93 Birth to 5 Coalition, Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE), College of DuPage, Duly Health and Care, Emmy Gaffey Foundation, Glenbard Early Childhood Collaborative, Kids Matter, Kiwanis Clubs of Division 9, Prevention Leadership Team of the DuPage County Health Department, Rosecrance Health Network and Webb-Hutter Family Fund of DuPage Foundation.

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