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Stephen’s new column in The Huffington Post, “Nice Kids,” speaks to the effects of, and remedies for, bullying behaviors among youth … and adults. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

Stephen’s September column for Psychology Today, “Waitin’ on a Sunny Day – September’s suicide prevention push,” addresses youth suicide, prevention factors/developmental assets from the Search Institute and information from a recent event headlined by Stephen and Scott Poland, Ed.D., a professor at Nova Southeastern University and senior research fellow at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

Stephen’s new column in The Huffington Post, “Door Number Three,” discusses the process of identity formation for adolescents. It includes commentary on the personal journeys of former and current members of the teen leadership program at the Cape Cod Sea Camps in Brewster, Massachusetts, including a student member of the national advisory board at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

On Wednesday, August 30 Stephen co-headlined three events sponsored by Nantucket Cottage Hospital in conjunction with Be Well, Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Gosnold, Briarpatch Pediatrics, Fairwinds and the Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition in collaboration with the Nantucket Behavioral Health Task Force. The main presentation, “Parenting in Challenging Times: The Pillars to Building Success and Resiliency,” included Scott Poland, Ed.D., a professor in the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University and a senior research fellow and national advisory board member at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE). It began at 6:00 pm at Nantucket High School and was followed at 8:30 pm by an event for CARE at Fifty-Six Union restaurant.

Stephen’s August column for Psychology Today, “Inflection Points,” speaks to the challenges – and opportunities – of change. It includes excerpts of commencement addresses delivered by two teens, Max Shutze and Eli Waldman, affiliated with the Cape Cod Sea Camps and includes original research from the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

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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 in The Huffington Post, “Nice Kids,” speaks to the effects of, and remedies for, bullying behaviors among youth … and adults. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

Stephen’s September column for Psychology Today, “Waitin’ on a Sunny Day – September’s suicide prevention push,” addresses youth suicide, prevention factors/developmental assets from the Search Institute and information from a recent event headlined by Stephen and Scott Poland, Ed.D., a professor at Nova Southeastern University and senior research fellow at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

Stephen’s new column in The Huffington Post, “Door Number Three,” discusses the process of identity formation for adolescents. It includes commentary on the personal journeys of former and current members of the teen leadership program at the Cape Cod Sea Camps in Brewster, Massachusetts, including a student member of the national advisory board at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

On Wednesday, August 30 Stephen co-headlined three events sponsored by Nantucket Cottage Hospital in conjunction with Be Well, Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Gosnold, Briarpatch Pediatrics, Fairwinds and the Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition in collaboration with the Nantucket Behavioral Health Task Force. The main presentation, “Parenting in Challenging Times: The Pillars to Building Success and Resiliency,” included Scott Poland, Ed.D., a professor in the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University and a senior research fellow and national advisory board member at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE). It began at 6:00 pm at Nantucket High School and was followed at 8:30 pm by an event for CARE at Fifty-Six Union restaurant.

Stephen’s August column for Psychology Today, “Inflection Points,” speaks to the challenges – and opportunities – of change. It includes excerpts of commencement addresses delivered by two teens, Max Shutze and Eli Waldman, affiliated with the Cape Cod Sea Camps and includes original research from the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

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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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