Awkward Conversations: What to do with Interfering (Intervening) Parents

Ever had a call from a parent questioning your actions with their child--- and the child was one of your adult staff members? Many of you have had calls from overly involved parents- both with campers AND with young adult staff - where the parents are intervening on behalf of their “child”. This webinar will offer tips to help you understand this social phenomena as well as handle these challenging interactions with overly-involved parents. NOTE THAT ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME ZONE!

Michael Thompson


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Presenter Bio(s)

Michael Thompson, Ph.D. is a psychologist, family therapist and school and camp consultant. He is the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestseller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys and the recently published Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow. He has consulted to or spoken at more than 700 schools in the U.S. and around the world.