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A Talk with BroadFutures Advisory Board Member, William Stixrud, Ph.D.

Talking with Young Adults to Promote InternalMotivation, Stress Tolerance, and Independence.

In this presentation, Dr. Stixrud, a clinicalneuropsychologist, author, and BroadFuturesAdvisory Board Member, will discuss ways ofcommunicating with young people thatfacilitate a healthy, respectful parent-childrelationship, while promoting autonomy,agency, and resilience. 

He will discuss the crucial importance for young people of having a healthy senseof control over their own lives, as well as communication strategies that can helpteens and young adults find their own internal motivation. 

Dr. Stixrud will include ideas from his first book, co-authored with Ned Johnson,The Self-Driven Child, and from their new book, What Do You Say? How to Talk WithKids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home. 

This talk will be held over Zoom.

To receive the Zoom link, please RSVP to Carole Trevey (ctrevey@broadfutures.org).

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