Internet Rudeness, Successful Parents, Politics Stressing Youth
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1471
- Apr 7, 2018 4:00 pm
- 2:13:26 mins
Internet Rudeness (13:25) Mariana Plata is a licensed psychologist from Panama, currently finishing her Master's degree in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology. She is also a play therapist in training from the Association for Play Therapy (APT), mental health writer and public speaker. We are in the digital era. For information we turn to Google, for communication, we turn to email, and for friends, we turn to social media. Also in this digital era, we have internet trolls, and between Twitter feuds and Facebook rants, rudeness seems to be the new normal. Mariana Plata shares why rudeness is prevalent in our day. Successful Parents (1:00:17) Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio is an author, speaker, leadership consultant, and family therapist. Ken founded GreenGate Leadership® in 2017 after retiring from his role as Vice President, Health a, d Wellness, at Prudential. Experience is the great educator and successful parents have similar attributes and characteristics across generations. In his book “Simple Habits of Exceptional (But Not Perfect) Parents” author Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio shows us what how we can be the best we can be and how we can be exceptional parents. Politics Stressing Youth (1:45:59) Melissa DeJonckheere, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow with the Michigan Mixed Methods Research & Scholarship Program. She recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Cincinnati, where she worked on qualitative and mixed methods projects in both the education and health fields. With as divided as it is, the current political climate has been difficult for Americans of all political stripes. The focus has been on adults, yet teens and college-aged Americans are exposed to the same headlines. Are the polarized headlines and political events causing unhealthy levels of stress for our youth? To look into this further Dr. Melissa DeJonckheere shares her research.