On April 4th, Mercy will host guest speaker Dr. Carol Langlois! An expert on teen self-esteem, Dr. Carol will present to freshmen and sophomore classes on topics such as bullying, body image, and peer pressure, followed by a Q&A. Dr. Carol is a former University Associate Provost and Dean, a therapist, researcher and published author. Her play, "Girl Talk: Teen Monologue Series" shares true-life teen situations and conversation.
Her blog contains practical information for parents, teachers, counselors and teens related to female self-esteem and empowerment. Her book, Girl Talk: Boys, Bullies and Body Image is a compilation of interviews with teen girls on the topic of self-esteem and also offers an effective and practical system designed to RAISE (Resilience, Attitude, Independence, Self-Respect and Empowerment) teen self-esteem.