PHILADELPHIA, September 6, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg is a renowned expert in parenting and adolescent health. Today, he announced the official launch of www.parentandteen.com, a resource that brings together leading authorities on healthcare, parenting, and communications to share best practices in raising and communicating with teens.
Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg is an Adolescent Medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and serves as Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is Co-Founder and Director of Programs at the Center for Parent and Teen Communication (CPTC). The CPTC offers practical tools and techniques to support parents, caregivers, and teens to build open communication channels and strong relationships.
In alliance with leading experts from around the country in the fields of medicine, psychology, character and youth development, journalism, social marketing and more, the CPTC offers materials rooted in the best of science and effective parenting practices available. Some of these renowned experts include Dr. Marvin W. Berkowitz, Inaugural Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor of Character Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Dr. Richard M. Lerner, Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science at Tufts University, Morra Aarons-Mele, founder of WomenOnline, and Dr. Joanna Lee Williams, Assistant Professor at The University of Virginia Curry School of Education.Resilience is the capacity to rise above difficult circumstances, allowing our children to exist in this less-than-perfect world while moving forward with optimism and confidence.
At www.parentandteen.com, parents, teens, and caring adults will find resources with model conversations, instruction on communication techniques, and practical tips. Users can take a variety of educational paths via articles, podcasts, videos, quizzes and tools that be personalized.
“The Center for Parent and Teen Communication is pleased to announce this new, free resource that brings together the best of science and knowledge about parenting and youth development,” says Dr. Ginsburg. “Adolescence is a time of profound potential. We need to build upon the existing strengths that young people possess. We know that tweens and teens value information from their parents and the caring adults raising them. So we want to equip these parents and caregivers with the best resources and strategies possible as they raise young people prepared to thrive.”
About the Center for Parent and Teen Communication
The CPTC is committed to strengthening family relationships and building youth who will possess the character strengths that will prepare them for healthy, successful, and meaningful lives. The CPTC uses the best of science on youth development and parenting to support healthy family relationships and empower parents to effectively guide teens to be their best selves. To engage socially with www.parentandteen.com, visit Facebook, Youtube or @parentandteen on Twitter.
Source: Center for Parent and Teen Communications