Healthy Ways to Navigate Relationships in These Uncertain Times: Live Discussion and Q&A

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Partner getting on your nerves? Navigating co-parenting with an ex? Mid-divorce? Attempting to date?

Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, Clinical Psychologist and author “Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce” discusses healthy ways to navigate your relationships that seem particularly challenging under these circumstances.

Part of The Mother Company’s expert series on Parenting in a Pandemic.

Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and the mother of seven children and step-children. She is an advisor to Sesame Street on its initiative, Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce and is engaged in a new initiative with Sesame Street and the Veterans Administration to reach military families dealing with separation and divorce. Her great passion is helping children and families survive and thrive in the wake of the big transitions that accompany and follow separation, divorce and remarriage.

Her book, Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce (Avery/Penguin, 2010) provides sound advice based on an abundance of research and the wisdom acquired through three decades of research and clinical experience with thousands of children—all offered with clarity and genuine compassion.

Dr. Pedro-Carroll is recognized internationally as an authority in the field of children and divorce. She regularly appears as a keynote speaker at major conferences in the U.S., The Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, and other countries, where she addresses professionals in the fields of psychology, law, and mediation. She has served on national panels to advance policy and practice in the field of children and families. She has addressed members of Congress and the White House staff at briefings as an invited expert on parenting and divorce. She has served on numerous advisory boards in the U.S. and abroad and regularly consults with universities, schools, courts, and health agencies on matters relating to divorce, child mental health, resilience, and parenting. Along with her efforts to share her knowledge through forums for professionals, workshops for teachers, and lectures for parenting organizations, Dr. Pedro-Carroll continues to work with children and families in her private clinical practice devoted to promoting healthy relationships, and she serves as a child specialist in collaborative law.


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