Moderated by Barry Farber (MA '70), Professor of Psychology and Education featuring Dailey Pattee (PhD '04), Psychoanalyst and TC Trustee; Elizabeth Reid (PhD '09) Clinical Psychologist and Dinelia Rosa, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, Director of the Dean Hope Center You meet and almost immediately you?re friends on Facebook. Now it's time to consider the power that social media wield in our daily lives, particularly the lives of adolescents, and ponder some perplexing questions. Why do kids expose themselves in such a public way? Why has the internet become the place where they initiate and develop relationships but also bare their souls and lash out? Learn some of the dangers and benefits of social networks and implications for teachers, parents and psychotherapists.
Teachers College, Columbia University is an institution with a rich and distinguished record in the field of education. Decade after decade, since its founding in 1887, the College has anticipated concerns and acted with initiatives to advance educational reforms and issues. With its tradition of innovation and insights, the College is one of the leading schools of education in the country, if not the world, embracing three fields: education, psychology and health.