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Preparing Adults to Be the People Military-Connected Youth Deserve in Their Lives

Tue May 23rd: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT


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Webinar #1 of 4 in the Military Youth: Protecting and Promoting Resilience and Well-Being webinar series.

Learn how adult relationships play a critical role in young people’s lives, both to support healthy development and to help young people recover from complex lives.  Dr. Ginsburg will discuss the following important parenting topics:

  • The importance of relationships in homes, educational settings, and youth development settings. 
  • Refutes the cultural narrative about adolescents that serve as a barrier to adult engagement.
  • What we know about effective parenting styles and their impact on academic success, behavior, and emotional well-being.
  • Essential communication strategies to prepare youth to become more resilient and make young people more comfortable with discomfort.
  • Communication strategies will be grounded in an applied understanding of brain science.


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Dr. Ken Ginsburg

Dr. Ken Ginsburg practices Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.   Dr. Ginsburg practices social adolescent medicine — service with particular attention to prevention and recognizing that social context and stressors affect physical and emotional health. He is the Founding Director of The Center for Parent and Teen Communications which works with key influencers to empower parents with the strategies and skill sets that will strengthen their family connections and position them to guide their teens to become their best selves.  He also serves Philadelphia’s youth enduring homelessness.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Continuing Education

This webinar is being submitted for the following continuing education (CE) credits:

  • Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA): This program is awaiting approval by The Patient Advocate Certification Board to provide continuing education credit to Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). The course is awaiting approval for 1.5 CE contact hours, of which 0.0 are in the area of Ethics.
  • Case Manager (CCMC):  This program is approved for 1.5 hours by the Commission for Case Manager Certification for board-certified case managers.
  • Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE):  This program is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for 1.5 CE credits for CFLEs.
  • Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS): This course is approved for 1.5 CE credits from the American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for CFCS.
  • Certified Nutrition & Wellness Educator (CNWE): This course has applied for 1.5 CE credits from the American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for CNWE.
  • Social Work, LPC, LMFT (UT):  Programming is awaiting approval for 1.5 CE credits for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists from the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK. 
  • Certificates of Attendance:  Available for providers interested in documenting their training activities.

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