How Parents Talk About (& Don’t Talk About) Class Privilege

TUE, DEC 20, 2016 (56:20)

In this talk, Dr. Feigenberg will discuss findings from a study on how parents talk with their children about income inequality, differences in family income, and class privilege. She’ll pay particular attention to the places where parents feel challenged in these conversations.

+ BIO: Dr. Luba Falk Feigenberg

Luba Falk Feigenberg, EdD, is a developmental psychologist whose work focuses on children’s social, emotional, and ethical development. Currently, she serves as the Research Director at Making Caring Common, a project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education focused on helping parents and educators raise caring, ethical kids. Dr. Feigenberg has experience in a range of non-profit and educational settings, including schools, early childhood education, after school programs, the juvenile justice system, and community mental health. She regularly consults to schools and organizations about building systems and cultures that support continuous quality improvement. She also provides professional development for educators and mental health providers and teaches courses on child development. Dr. Feigenberg holds a doctorate in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is a licensed school counselor in Massachusetts.

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