Parent University Presents: The Emotional Lives of Youth

Dr. Lisa DamourJoin us on Thursday, February 2nd for our second virtual Parent University session of the 2022-2023 school year featuring New York Times bestselling author Dr. Lisa Damour.

Dr. Damour will speak about her upcoming book, “The Emotional Lives of Teenagers” to be released on Tuesday, February 21. She will offer guidance on how to help youth open up, how to keep youth from being overwhelmed by their emotions or feeling at the mercy of their moods, and provide concrete strategies for supporting them as they manage their feelings at home, with their peers, online, and at school.

Recognized as a thought leader by the American Psychological Association, Dr. Damour co-hosts the Ask Lisa podcast, writes about teenagers for the New York Times, appears as a regular contributor to CBS News, and works in collaboration with UNICEF.

Dr. Damour serves as a Senior Advisor to the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University and has written numerous academic papers, chapters, and books related to education and child development. Dr. Damour graduated with honors from Yale University and worked for the Yale Child Study Center before earning her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan.

There is no cost associated with your ticket. All sessions are free to Methow Valley School District parents/guardians, but please be sure to register in advance! Questions? Contact the Parent University Team.

Parent University Series

Parent University is an annual parent and guardian education series for the entire Seattle community. Parent University offers virtual seminars throughout the year culminating in a half-day, in-person conference at the end of April on The Bush School campus. Each Parent University lecture features a relevant topic about raising children in today’s society. Previous topics have included childhood anxiety, citizenship, parenting to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion, learning differences, and digital safety. For more information and to see recordings of past events, visit

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