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Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D.

Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., is professor emerita and former director of school counselor preparation at Purdue University. A licensed mental health counselor with considerable clinical experience, she conducts workshops on academic underachievement, prevention- and development-oriented group work with children and adolescents, bullying, and more. Dr. Peterson has authored more than 130 books, journal articles, and invited chapters, and her articles have appeared in journals such as Journal of Counseling & Development, Professional School Counseling, and International Journal of Educational Reform. She has received ten national awards for scholarship, as well as numerous awards at Purdue for teaching, research, or service, and was a state teacher of the year in her first career as a classroom teacher. She lives in Indiana.

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help4kids@freespirit.com
Jean is available to speak on these topics:
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Emotional Health Issues
  • Middle Schoolers
  • Stress
  • Underachievement

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

Get Gifted Students Talking

$42.99
This practical resource helps teachers, counselors, and youth leaders bring gifted students together to talk face-to-face about important issues in their lives.

How (and Why) to Get Students Talking

$39.99
A unique, practical resource that helps teachers, counselors, and youth leaders bring students together to talk openly about important issues in their lives.

The Essential Guide to Talking with Gifted Teens

$39.99
A unique, practical resource for teachers, counselors, and youth leaders working with gifted teens to help them get teens talking about what’s really important in their lives and to provide a safe, supportive place where teens can simply be themselves.
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