Davis Parent University (DPU) is coordinated by the Davis Community-Wide Parent Education Collaborative, and strives to present quality programs and events on topics of interest to Davis families, caregivers, teachers and administrators. ”Like” the Davis Parent University Community on Facebook, and get a steady stream of relevant and interesting articles and information related to children & education.
The Davis Parent University Lecture Series strives to provide high-caliber events and programs to our community’s parents, caregivers, teachers, and administrators.
- Lisa Damour, Ph. D’: Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood helps mothers and fathers understand, connect, and grow with their daughters. When parents know what makes their daughter tick, they can embrace and enjoy the challenge of raising a healthy, happy young woman.
Davis Parent University launched its 8th year starting with Ron Lieber, New York Times “Your Money” columnist and bestselling author of The Opposite of Spoiled.
- Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times technology journalist Matt Richtel spoke on the latest science behind distracted driving and the possible solutions that can protect your teens and yourselves!If you missed the lecture you can view it online:https://dctv.davismedia.org/dpu-Richtel
- Julie Lythcott-Haims, NY Times Best Selling Author and former Stanford University Dean of Freshman, to talk about her latest book: “How to Raise an Adult.” Break free of the over parenting trap and prepare your kid for success. If you missed her talk, you can view it online:http://dctv.davismedia.org/content/parent-university-2015-2016-julie-lythcott-haims.
- Dr. Shimi K. Kang, M.D. spoke about her best-selling book “The Dolphin Way: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy, and Motivated Kids—Without Turning into A Tiger” where she suggests a new parenting model which focuses on maintaining balance in children’s lives through intelligent, joyful and playful interaction.
- New York Times Best-Selling Author Jennifer Senior talked about her new book “All Joy and No Fun – The Paradox of Modern Parenthood” that explores how children reshape their parents’ lives – for better and worse.
- Best selling author John O’Sullivan spoke about “The Psychology of High-Performance” and developing more competitive, high-achieving athletes through environments of love and respect, rather than fear and pressure.
- Mike Riera, PhD. talked about his latest book ”Staying Connected To Your Teen” and his philosophy that “parents need to shift from being managers, to being consultants with their teens.”
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