August 8, 2017: How Technology Lowers Kids' Emotional Intelligence
Sean Grover, L.C.S.W., is a psychotherapist, author, and public speaker with more than 20 years experience working with adults and children. A skilled and inspiring speaker, Grover leads hundreds of therapy groups in his practice, in addition to monthly workshops in clinics, medical centers, youth organizations, and schools. Grover began his clinical career as a school social worker in some of the most notorious and gang-ridden areas of New York City. For his innovative youth programs, Sean was honored with two awards from the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund. Grover has served as an adolescent expert witness for the New York State Supreme Court and as a board member of Creative Alternatives of New York at Mt. Sinai Hospital, a program that brings drama therapies to a wide range of inpatient and outpatient populations. He has also served as a Program Coordinator for Brooklyn Psychiatric Centers and a Clinical Supervisor at the Harlem Education Arts Fund, and has been a member of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s task force on youth violence.
His new parenting book, When Kids Call the Shots: How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully and Enjoy Being a Parent Again (AMACOM, 2015), received a starred review for best new non-fiction from Publishers Weekly. Grover has also been a guest on THE TODAY SHOW.
Sean talks with Ethan about his latest article in Psychology Today about kids, technology, and emotional intelligence.