Parent Information Session – Perfectionism
Dr. Susan Wade -Tuesday 14th August 6pm – 7pm in the library.
Perfectionism and perfectionistic tendencies are present in many highly able individuals. There is considerable research literature examining perfectionism as a multidimensional construct. Susan will examine some of the available literature relating to perfectionism and giftedness. The session will introduce:
(1) positive and negative definitions of perfectionism,
(2) possible causes of perfectionism,
(3) identification of perfectionism, and
(4) strategies to manage perfectionism.
Susan will highlight the important role of parents in assisting students to manage perfectionistic tendencies.
Please reserve your seat in advance here.