Parent ed topic on March 29 is “Helping Young Athletes Reach Their Potential”

by Contributed Content on March 27, 2016

On Tuesday, March 29, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the La Entrada Middle School multi-use room, Steve Smith, PhD will give a talk titled “Helping Young Athletes Reach Their Potential.” He will address:

  • Healthy youth sports participation
  • Specialization issues in youth sports
  • Raising balanced kids
  • Peak performance under pressure
  • Goal-setting and the nature of control

Smith is a psychologist and professor of clinical psychology in the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium of Palo Alto University. He served as the consulting psychologist for the Division I Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at UC Santa Barbara and maintains a private practice, the Sport Psychology and Research Center.

LE Parent Education Series events are free and open to parents, students, faculty/staff, and community members. You can register online.

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