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Stephen’s new column in The Huffington Post, “Glory Days?,” casts new doubt on the appeal of “Senior Spring.”

Stephen contributed to a TeenSafe.com blog article on teens and technology, offering parents some valuable advice about family rules and cell phones.

Stephen’s new Psychology Today column, “Let the Kids Sleep, Part II,” addresses Daylight Saving Time and critical benefits of sleep for adolescents.

Stephen’s new column for Psychology Today, Stretching Toward Manhood – Self-agency and the march to maturity,” discusses the challenges and opportunities facing boys as they work to become men. The piece features voices of four  high school seniors, all 2016 graduates of the teen leadership program at Cape Cod Sea Camps, as well as commentary from three parents of boys.

Stephen, along with three colleagues, including Marie Schwartz, CEO of TeenLife Media and a member of the National Advisory Board at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE), spoke at the SXSW Annual Conference & Festivals in Austin, TX on Monday, March 6. The topic was how to best prepare young people emotionally for the transition from high school to college. Stephen presented current CARE research data.

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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, “Glory Days?,” casts new doubt on the appeal of “Senior Spring.”

Stephen contributed to a TeenSafe.com blog article on teens and technology, offering parents some valuable advice about family rules and cell phones.

Stephen’s new Psychology Today column, “Let the Kids Sleep, Part II,” addresses Daylight Saving Time and critical benefits of sleep for adolescents.

Stephen’s new column for Psychology Today, Stretching Toward Manhood – Self-agency and the march to maturity,” discusses the challenges and opportunities facing boys as they work to become men. The piece features voices of four  high school seniors, all 2016 graduates of the teen leadership program at Cape Cod Sea Camps, as well as commentary from three parents of boys.

Stephen, along with three colleagues, including Marie Schwartz, CEO of TeenLife Media and a member of the National Advisory Board at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE), spoke at the SXSW Annual Conference & Festivals in Austin, TX on Monday, March 6. The topic was how to best prepare young people emotionally for the transition from high school to college. Stephen presented current CARE research data.

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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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