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199. Using the Parent Compass: Promoting Self-Advocacy in Kids with Jenn Curtis
Episode 1992nd September 2022 • Be Well by Kelly Leveque • Kelly Leveque
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Jenn Curtis is an educational consultant, a bestselling author, and a professional speaker. As the owner of FutureWise Consulting, she has worked with hundreds of students throughout the United States on every aspect of the complicated college admission process. She's particularly passionate about empowering teens to approach life with intention and educating parents about using the parent compass.

Jenn's book of the same name, The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey in Today's Competitive World, offers parents advice on fostering grit and resilience to help kids and teens approach their life with purpose.

Kids today are dealing with more anxiety and uncertainty regarding their future than ever. If your kids are in junior high, or in high school, turn the volume up and tune in right now, because this is really important stuff.

You will learn about...

  • Jenn’s background in social work and mental health
  • Promoting self-advocacy in kids
  • Parenting appropriately to give the autonomy
  • The positive correlation between self-advocacy and confidence 
  • What is a snowflake child?
  • Using the parent compass
  • Embracing “yet”
  • College admissions 


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