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This morning, Stephen published his second Opinion-Editorial on the election, “The Space Between.” His first such piece, “Midnight in Manhattan,” was published on November 9th.

Stephen, along with Cape Cod Sea Camps alum James Plummer, a senior at the University of Tampa, has published a new column on LinkedIn. “Ports of Indecision” discusses the challenges of transition from high school to college and college to workforce or graduate school.

Stephen’s new column for The Huffington Post, “On Grit and Gratitude,” is a Thanksgiving-themed piece highlighting the positive aspects of resiliency and gratefulness.

On Wednesday evening, November 16th, Stephen spoke to parents at St. Sebastian’s School in Needham, MA. His remarks focused on the intentional promotion of positive youth outcomes as a way to help children prepare for for lives of success and service while, at the same time, decreasing negative risk behaviors such as alcohol and other drug use.

Stephen is noted in a new feature article in Camping Magazine, “The Path to Summer Camp Leads Away from Sexual Violence,” by Christopher Thurber, Ph.D., ABPP. Thuber outlines “seven life lessons” related to the role that camps play in building pathways to civil behavior. Specifically, Thurber draws from Stephen’s January 2015 article, “A Cautionary Tale,” also published in Camping Magazine.

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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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This morning, Stephen published his second Opinion-Editorial on the election, “The Space Between.” His first such piece, “Midnight in Manhattan,” was published on November 9th.

Stephen, along with Cape Cod Sea Camps alum James Plummer, a senior at the University of Tampa, has published a new column on LinkedIn. “Ports of Indecision” discusses the challenges of transition from high school to college and college to workforce or graduate school.

Stephen’s new column for The Huffington Post, “On Grit and Gratitude,” is a Thanksgiving-themed piece highlighting the positive aspects of resiliency and gratefulness.

On Wednesday evening, November 16th, Stephen spoke to parents at St. Sebastian’s School in Needham, MA. His remarks focused on the intentional promotion of positive youth outcomes as a way to help children prepare for for lives of success and service while, at the same time, decreasing negative risk behaviors such as alcohol and other drug use.

Stephen is noted in a new feature article in Camping Magazine, “The Path to Summer Camp Leads Away from Sexual Violence,” by Christopher Thurber, Ph.D., ABPP. Thuber outlines “seven life lessons” related to the role that camps play in building pathways to civil behavior. Specifically, Thurber draws from Stephen’s January 2015 article, “A Cautionary Tale,” also published in Camping Magazine.

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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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