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Stephen will co-headline a NBC News Education Nation #ToolKitTalk tonight on the topic of youth and alcohol. “Alcohol Responsibility: The Conversation That Can’t Wait,” will begin at 7:00 pm ET.

Stephen’s new column for The Huffington PostReality Check – Underage Drinking in America,” discusses the issue of youth and alcohol. It was published in conjunction with a NBC News Education Nation #ToolKitTalk Twitter chat he will be co-hosting tomorrow night, April 18 at 7:00 pm ET. It is titled “Alcohol Responsibility: The Conversation That Can’t Wait.”

Stephen provides commentary on youth and marijuana in a new article, “Legalizing pot may confuse teens into thinking it’s safe,” which appears in Science News for Students.

Stephen’s new article for Psychology Today, “It’s Time to Talk,” has been named an “Essential Topic” by the editors. The piece, based on Stephen’s critically acclaimed book, Reality Gap, speaks to the power of parents in promoting favorable youth outcomes.

Stephen’s new article for Psychology Today, “It’s Time to Talk,” points to prom and graduation season as a key time for parents to engage youth in important discussions about health and safety.

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On Saturday, April 5 Stephen addressed the parents of accepted students at Susquehanna University.  His topics included “senior spring” and the transition to college and featured original research from the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE), which he founded and directs at Susquehanna. Stephen signed copies of his book, Reality Gap, at the conclusion of the event.

Stephen was  joined by prominent educator, CARE advisory board member and executive director of the Louis August Jonas Foundation, Dr. Richard Enemark in a presentation to parents of first year students at Susquehanna University on Saturday, November 2nd, during its annual Family Weekend.  Their topic, launching teens from high school to college, focused on the challenges and opportunities that come with transitions for young people and their families.  Stephen and Richard answered questions from the audience after opening remarks were made by each. In addition, Stephen signed copies of his book, Reality Gap, after the event concluded.

On Saturday, April 6th Stephen addressed parents of accepted students at Susquehanna University’s annual Accepted Students Day.  His remarks focused on transition to college and highlight new data from SU’s Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).  Following his remarks, Stephen greeted families and signed copies of his book Reality Gap.

Yesterday, February 6th Stephen addressed the Jupiter Tequesta (FL) Kiwanis Club during a 12:15 pm luncheon at Mangrove Bay, US Highway One.  Stephen’s presentation, Does Character Count? Life Lessons and Social Entrepreneurship, revealed the links between character-forming relationships and social change.  This marked Stephen’s third annual appearance before the club.

Stephen’s new Op-ed, Naughty or Nice, appears in the Christmas Day edition of the Herald News.

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Stephen’s new column for The Huffington PostReality Check – Underage Drinking in America,” discusses the issue of youth and alcohol. It was published in conjunction with a NBC News Education Nation #ToolKitTalk Twitter chat he will be co-hosting tomorrow night, April 18 at 7:00 pm ET. It is titled “Alcohol Responsibility: The Conversation That Can’t Wait.”

Stephen provides commentary on youth and marijuana in a new article, “Legalizing pot may confuse teens into thinking it’s safe,” which appears in Science News for Students.

Stephen’s new article for Psychology Today, “It’s Time to Talk,” has been named an “Essential Topic” by the editors. The piece, based on Stephen’s critically acclaimed book, Reality Gap, speaks to the power of parents in promoting favorable youth outcomes.

Stephen’s new article for Psychology Today, “It’s Time to Talk,” points to prom and graduation season as a key time for parents to engage youth in important discussions about health and safety.

Stephen’s column, “Love’s Debris,” published on LinkedIn celebrates the paperback debut of Ron Fournier’s best-selling book, “Love That Boy.” The book, which Stephen contributed to and helped to edit, contains “must read” insights into the power of parental expectations.

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Syndicated columnist Leanna Landsmann’s new A+ Advice for Parents piece on childhood lying quotes Stephen on the topic.

On Friday, July 11, Stephen was a guest on the SiriusXM Doctor Radio show, discussing visiting days at summer camp, homesickness and discipline.

kidsinthehouse.com (KITH), a new website for parents featuring advice from more than 150 educators, doctors, psychologists and other youth professionals, has named Stephen as a contributing expert.  Stephen’s presence on the site – referred to as “the ultimate parenting resource,”  includes multiple videos covering multiple topics including cheating, curfews, shoplifting, role-modeling, substance use, depression, privacy, mentoring and the role of summer camps in promoting positive youth outcomes.  In addition, Stephen’s research at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) will be featured through special video segments on KITH.

Stephen provided comment in an AP story, Camp means community service for many young people, appearing in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer.  In it,  he outlines various service initiatives undertaken by campers, junior counselors and staff members at Cape Cod Sea Camps.

SADD/Liberty Mutual teen driving research is highlighted in a CNN.com Tech article, 5 Tips for Saner Holiday Travel.

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