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Canceled: Podcast Discussion: Speaking of Psychology, Episode 107: Parenting through the Pandemic

Take some time away from your desk to go for a walk from  12:00 – 12:30 p.m. and listen to the short podcast below. After your walk join the zoom call, which will be sent two hours before the event and engage with your colleagues in a discussion until 12:30 p.m. virtually about how we can apply what we learned from the Podcast to our own lives.



Dr. Nanci Monaco is a child psychologist teaching child and adolescent development courses at SUNY Buffalo State since 2020, as an Associate Professor in the Department of Elementary Education, Literacy, and Educational Leadership. Since 9/11, she has been involved in researching psychological trauma following disasters, assisting displaced families after tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires. She was named Mental Health Professional of the Year by the Interfaith Coalition of Churches and Temples for her work following Hurricane Katrina. She is a Past President of the Psychological Association of Western New York, a recipient of the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008), and a winner of the New York State Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (1990). Dr. Monaco assisted adult victims of child abuse by clergy in preparing claims under the New York State Child Victims Act (2019) and works with other faculty and administrators involved in the SUNY Buffalo State Resilience Project. She recently wrote a children's book entitled, COVID Kids: Joy's Story of Coping in a Difficult Time and has presented at 30 international, national, state, and local conferences on trauma and resilience.

Please listen to Speaking of Psychology, Episode 107: Parenting through the Pandemic with Dr. Erlanger Turner. It is available on Spotify and Apple podcasts


As we enter month three of living under quarantine, parents and their kids may be getting on each other’s nerves. Parents working from home may be battling with their children – and each other - for computer access. As youngsters try to finish their school year via remote learning, they may be upset that there will be no summer camp this year, and certainly no big out-of-town vacation. Dr. Earl Turner offers tips for coping, keeping families safe and handling the relentless drumbeat of coronavirus news.


Friday, November 20, 2020
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Nanci Monaco
  Professional Development Center  
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Rebecca Eggleston