Parenting During Uncertainty

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced severe challenges for all, particularly impacting child development, parenting and education.

In the second AlumniTALK of the series, clinical psychologist Dr. Vivian Mougios CC'96 and Dr. Valerie Purdie Greenaway CC'93 will discuss how the abrupt switch to distance learning and socializing is affecting children and parenting, and will share tangible tips that parents can use during this challenging time.

They will also dive into how distance learning platforms should not be considered one-size-fits all by schools.

Please send questions for the Q&A part of the discussion to [email protected].

Webinar link will be shared with registrants a few days prior to the event.

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About Dr Vivian Mougios CC'96

Dr. Vivian Mougios is a clinical psychologist with a specialization in neuropsychology and neuropsychological assessments in both children and adult populations. Upon graduating from Columbia University, she completed her doctorate at Long Island University with additional training in neuropsychology at The Brady Institute for Traumatic Brain Injury and Coma Recovery at Jamaica Hospital as well as The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Medical Center. Through two decades of performing neuropsychological evaluations, managing and consulting thousands of students, as well as advising several dozen schools, Dr. Mougios has been privileged to observe how successful and confident learners are developed and nurtured. Dr. Mougios lives with her husband and two children in New York City.

About Valerie Purdie-Greenaway, PhD CC'93

Valerie Purdie-Greenaway is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University and an instructor at Columbia Business School. She teaches, conducts research and consults with global leaders to help them develop and foster diverse and inclusive work cultures. Dr. Purdie-Greenaway’s research focuses on how stereotypes about women, ethnic minorities, and other diverse groups undermines high performance. She is a thought leader on strategies to break unconscious bias to maximize performance and motivation for all groups. During these challenging times, Dr. Purdie-Greenaway is developing virtual workshops and thought papers to help workplaces and schools amplify purpose-driven inclusion. Dr. Purdie-Greenaway has authored over 50 publications and her research has been featured in media outlets such as the New York Times, Fortune Magazine, The Atlantic and Scientific American. She graduated from Columbia College, class of 1993 and lettered in varsity basketball. She lived in Carmen, Wein and McBain and has “fond” memories of the soccer team playing soccer in the hallways at 2am.

See Dr. Purdie-Greenaway present here: How Stereotypes Threaten Your Brain’s Well-Being


About the AlumniTALK Series

AlumniTALK is a virtual speaker series through which prominent Columbia College alumni share their knowledge, insights and wisdom on salient topics with the alumni community.

June 18, 2020 at 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Virtual Zoom