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Stephen’s new column in The Huffington Post, “Redemption Road,” highlights the addiction and recovery story of Caleb Daniloff as detailed in his book, Running Ransom Road.

Stephen’s feature article in TeenLife Media’s new Guide to Therapeutic Programs and Services, “What Every Parent Needs to Know About Addiction,” tackles the national scourge that is youth substance use disorder. It includes commentary from Carter Barnhart, national director of referral relations at Newport Academy and a member of the national advisory board at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE); information from the National Institute for Drug Abuse; and a listing of substance use treatment options. TLM is a media collaborator at CARE.

Stephen’s article, “Danger Zone: Teen Summer Substance Use and Treatment,” appears in the July edition of The Sober World magazine.

Stephen’s new column for Psychology Today, Camp, Interrupted,discusses the transformative, restorative nature of caring communities.

Stephen’s essay, “Creating the Exceptional,” appearing in the July/August edition of Camping Magazine discusses the role of off-season planning and professional development in creating successful summer camp outcomes for youth. Camping Magazine is an official publication of the American Camp Association (ACA) which accredits 2,700+ camps employing 320,000+ staff serving more than 7.2 million children each summer. ACA is a collaborator at 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, “Redemption Road,” highlights the addiction and recovery story of Caleb Daniloff as detailed in his book, Running Ransom Road.

Stephen’s feature article in TeenLife Media’s new Guide to Therapeutic Programs and Services, “What Every Parent Needs to Know About Addiction,” tackles the national scourge that is youth substance use disorder. It includes commentary from Carter Barnhart, national director of referral relations at Newport Academy and a member of the national advisory board at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE); information from the National Institute for Drug Abuse; and a listing of substance use treatment options. TLM is a media collaborator at CARE.

Stephen’s new column for Psychology Today, Camp, Interrupted,discusses the transformative, restorative nature of caring communities.

Stephen’s essay, “Creating the Exceptional,” appearing in the July/August edition of Camping Magazine discusses the role of off-season planning and professional development in creating successful summer camp outcomes for youth. Camping Magazine is an official publication of the American Camp Association (ACA) which accredits 2,700+ camps employing 320,000+ staff serving more than 7.2 million children each summer. ACA is a collaborator at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

Stephen’s latest LinkedIn column, Hauntingly Familiar, tackles teen driving and the challenges parents face in keeping young people safe and alive behind the wheel. It includes data from AAA and the Institute for Behavior and Health, a collaborator at 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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