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Stephen, a parenting expert for NBC Universal’s ParentToolKit.com, contributed to a new article coaching parents on how best to talk with their children about mental health. NBCUniversal is a collaborator at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

Stephen’s new Psychology Today Column, “Love Is Louder,” celebrates May’s Mental Health Awareness Month and includes information about about an important campaign sponsored by the Jed Foundation, a collaborator at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) and a quote’s from Jed’s medical director, Vic Schwartz, M.D.

Stephen’s feature article for the May/June edition of Camping Magazine, “Happy Campers: A Counterintuitive Conversation About Youth Mental Health,” juxtaposes how young people often say they feel at camp as compared to other times of the year. It contains data from multiple sources, including the American Camp Association, Child Mind Institute and National Institute on Mental Health.

On Saturday, April 28, in recognition of National Prescription Give Back Day, the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) and McCann Health, a CARE collaborator, will launch phase two of its youth prescription drug use campaign. This effort builds upon a short film released in December, includes a new campaign website and Facebook page, and features a new Opinion-Editorial, “Pay The Price,” written by Stephen Gray Wallace and published by Psychology Today. This piece was quickly named an “Essential Topic” by Psychology Today editors.

Stephen’s new podcast for Sunshine Parenting, “10 Benefits of Summer Camp for Teens,” discusses the proven effective outcomes of experiential learning by adolescents at summer camp. It includes research from the American Camp Association (ACA) and was based on Stephen’s recent column for TeenLife Media. ACA, Sunshine Parenting and TeenLife Media are collaborators 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, a parenting expert for NBC Universal’s ParentToolKit.com, contributed to a new article coaching parents on how best to talk with their children about mental health. NBCUniversal is a collaborator at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE).

Stephen’s new Psychology Today Column, “Love Is Louder,” celebrates May’s Mental Health Awareness Month and includes information about about an important campaign sponsored by the Jed Foundation, a collaborator at the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) and a quote’s from Jed’s medical director, Vic Schwartz, M.D.

Stephen’s feature article for the May/June edition of Camping Magazine, “Happy Campers: A Counterintuitive Conversation About Youth Mental Health,” juxtaposes how young people often say they feel at camp as compared to other times of the year. It contains data from multiple sources, including the American Camp Association, Child Mind Institute and National Institute on Mental Health.

On Saturday, April 28, in recognition of National Prescription Give Back Day, the Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) and McCann Health, a CARE collaborator, will launch phase two of its youth prescription drug use campaign. This effort builds upon a short film released in December, includes a new campaign website and Facebook page, and features a new Opinion-Editorial, “Pay The Price,” written by Stephen Gray Wallace and published by Psychology Today. This piece was quickly named an “Essential Topic” by Psychology Today editors.

Stephen’s new podcast for Sunshine Parenting, “10 Benefits of Summer Camp for Teens,” discusses the proven effective outcomes of experiential learning by adolescents at summer camp. It includes research from the American Camp Association (ACA) and was based on Stephen’s recent column for TeenLife Media. ACA, Sunshine Parenting and TeenLife Media are collaborators 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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