Thanks to the 20+ people who joined us on Wednesday, January 14th for a wonderful presentation, "Parenting Youth Athletes in Today's Society
" given by Dr. Gloria Balague
Dr. Balague is Sports Psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
She has worked extensively with USA Track & Field, USA Gymnastics and USA Field Hockey.
was at the 92 and 96 Olympics as a sports psychologist.
She is currently Chair of Sport Psychology Services for USA Track and Field.
Eight years ago she
joined Don Hellison in starting the TPSR Alliance
(tpsr-alliance.org), a group aiming at using sport and physical activity as a tool to promote personal and social responsibility in youth.
She is Past-President of Division 47 (Sport and Exercise Psychology) of the APA, and also of Division 12 (Sport Psychology) of the International Association of Applied Psychology.
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