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September 5, 2015 | 21st Elul 5775
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Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg

Part 1: Fostering Resilience

Dr. Ginsburg outlines the seven ingredients human beings need to be resilient and how we can foster them in our children.

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Part 2: Coping with Life's Pressures

Dr. Ginsburg shows us how parents help kids cope by letting them solve their own problems and by modeling good coping strategies.

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Part 3: Let's Talk about Stress

Dr. Ginsburg explains where stress
comes from and what kind of damage it can do. Then he gives us his 10-part
plan for coping with stress.

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Part 4: Strategies that Will Save Your Teen

In this final segment, Dr. Ginsburg describes that most peer pressure is internal and lays out a few new strategies for supporting your teen.

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Dr. Kenneth GinsburgDr. Kenneth Ginsburg is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves Philadelphia's homeless youth as Director of Health Services at Covenant House Pennsylvania. The theme that ties together his clinical practice, teaching, research and advocacy efforts is that of building on the strength of teenagers by fostering their internal resilience. His goal is to translate the best of what is known from research and practice into practical approaches parents, professionals and communities can use to prepare children and teens to thrive.

He has more than 90 publications, including original research articles, clinical practice articles, four books and internet-based and video/DVD productions for clinicians, parents and teens. His recent books are, Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings, published by The American Academy of Pediatrics and Letting Go with Love and Confidence: Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self-Sufficient Teens. To advocate for parents’ critical role in raising resilient children and teens, he has appeared on CNN, NPR, The Today Show, The CBS morning show and ABC, NBC, and CBS Nightly News programs. He is currently honored to be working with The Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Office of the US Army and The Military Child Education Coalition to prepare military parents, health professionals, counselors and teachers to incorporate stress reduction and resilience building strategies for the nation’s nearly 2 million military-affiliated children.

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