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SENG Conference 2014

This week’s chat was scheduled to coincide with the SENG (Social Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Annual Conference in San Jose, CA.  One announcement of interest made during our chat was that SENG will now be a membership organization; details to be forthcoming. Due to technical difficulties, no transcript of the chat could be provided.

Below, please find links to SENG resources.

gtchat thumbnail logoGlobal #gtchat Powered by the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented is a weekly chat on Twitter. Join us Fridays at 7/6 C & 4 PT in the U.S., midnight in the UK and Saturdays 1 PM NZDT/11 AM AEDT to discuss current topics in the gifted community and meet experts in the field. Transcripts of our weekly chats can be found at Storify. Our Facebook Pageprovides information on the chat and news & information regarding the gifted community.

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Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted

National Parenting Gifted Children Week July 20-26, 2014







SENG Strategic Plan 2012 – 2017

SENG Model Parent Groups

Parents Guide to Gifted Children






A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children 

SENG Online Parent Support Groups

SENG Article Library

SENG Find a Mental Health Professional

SENG Honor Roll of Outstanding Educators

SENG Honor Roll of Outstanding Educators Nomination Form

Continuing Education SENGinars (CE Units available)


Special Guest: Dr. Dan Peters

Dan PetersDr. Dan Peters

Our special guest this week was Dr. Dan Peters, licensed psychologist, co-founder and Executive Director of the Summit Center, specializing in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families, with special emphasis on gifted, talented, and creative individuals and families. He is the author of “Make Your Worrier a Warrior A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears” and the companion book for the child, “From Worrier to Warrior A Guide to Conquering Your Fears”.

Worrier to Warrior Books

Some of the topics covered included what behaviors parents/teachers should look for in a child if they suspect anxiety, what  you should do if your child does not want to be helped,  what characteristics of gifted/2e make them susceptible to anxiety and behavioral interventions parents/adults can use to combat anxiety. A full transcript can be found here.


Senginar: ‘How to Help Your Gifted/2e Child Conquer Fear’ 3/18 from @SENG_Gifted w/ @drdanpeters

Make Your Worrier a Warrior (book)

Dr. Dan Peter’s Bio  

Common Misdiagnosis in Gifted Kids” by Dr. Dan Peters

Monitoring Anxiety in Your Gifted Child” by Dr. Dan Peters

Does Your Child Know the Worry Monster?” by Dr. Dan Peters

From Worrier to Warrior’ with Dr. Dan Peters on Blog Talk Radio for TheCoffeeKlatch

10 Steps for Parents & Kids to Tame the Worry Monster” by Dr. Dan Peters

Worries & Sensory Processing Disorder” (book review)

Interview with Dr. Dan Peters on The Mark Daniels Show (Vimeo)

Dr. Dan Peters’ Website

Dr. Dan Peters Co-Founder of the Summit Center

Managing Anxiety in Gifted Children” by Dr. Dan Peters

Thankful for Two New Sensory Tools: The Worrier to Warrior Books

C ybraryman’s Yoga Page

Cybraryman’s Programming Page

Tres Columnae‘s Website

What is Catastrophizing?

Dr. Peters on Facebook

Dr. Peters at Psychology Today

Dr. Peters at Huffington Post 

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