Professor and physician Jess P. Shatkin MD, MPH leads the educational efforts of the Child Study Center at the NYU Langone Medical Center, where he supervises the training programs in child and adolescent psychiatry and pediatrics. He developed and continues to direct the nation’s largest undergraduate college program in child and adolescent mental health studies at the NYU College of Arts and Science, in addition to managing research studies designed to enhance student resilience and improve sleep. He is one of the country’s foremost voices in youth mental health, the radio host of About Our Kids. and the author of more than 100 publications, including Born to be Wild: Decoding the Adolescent Brain 12-26.. You can learn more about his work at: drjesspshatkin.com
Parent shares takeaway from Helping Young Children ThriveOn Nov. 12, the Glenbard Parent Series hosted Dr. Jess Shatkin in a presentation at the Glen Ellyn Public Library titled Helping Young Children Thrive Mentally and Physically. The program is the first in a mini-series of four programs for caregivers of our youngest children.
Caryn Neumann, parent of a Glen Ellyn School District 41 student, shared the following takeaway:
Dean shares takeaway from GPS programOn Nov. 13, Dr. Jess Shatkin, author of “Born to Be WILD: Why Teens Take Risks –
How We Can Keep Them Safe” presented at both our Youth Leaders Community Forum and a Glenbard Parent Series evening event.
Glenbard North Dean of Students Erika Willis attended and shared the following takeaway:
Click HERE to view several Take Five videos with Shatkin and others. There is a five-minute video for teens, and one each for caregivers of parents of adolescents and one for caregivers of young children.
ResourcesTake 5: Parents of Young Children – Jess Shatkin on How to Help Your Kids Thrive (YouTube video) HERE
Web site for Dr. Jess Shatkin HERE