Category: Parent & Community

30 - Guiding Adolescents to Master the “Imperfections” of Perfectionism

Saturday, Nov 17
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This session integrates theory and research on perfectionism and how it may lead to depression, anxiety, and other health issues. Research into perfectionism indicates its maladaptive factors to attaining positive outcomes. School personnel and parents need to be cognizant of risk factors and the perils of perfectionism to provide opportunities to foster resilience and emotional self-control in students.


Jean Chandler

Board Member
South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education Box 255 Irmo, SC 29063
Charleston, South Carolina

Dr. Jean Chandler, NAGC Parent Editorial and Content Advisory Board Member, former Director of Gifted Programs for Charleston County School District (1999-2004); Former Chair and Founding Board for Palmetto Scholars Academy, the first Gifted and Talented Public Charter School in the state of South Carolina located at Navy Base in Charleston; former teacher at Academic Magnet High School and School of the Arts in Charleston County School District; Current Instructor in Berkeley County Junior Scholars Institute in Law and Order and Leadership; Adjunct Instructor in Leadership, Gifted Education, American Literature and English Composition; Oxford Roundtable Scholar in 2010; Life Membership in National Association for Gifted Children as Presenter in Social Emotional Needs, Leadership, Creativity, Future Problem Solving, Socratic Seminar, Richard Paul Model for Critical Thinking, and Wisdom, the Ultimate Goal of Education; Board Member and Active on Advocacy Committee and Planning of annual Legislators’ Luncheon for South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education (2002 – Present).