Raising Wise Girls: What Parents Can Do

At the outset of her presentation, “Raising Wise Girls: Helping Girls Develop Self-Esteem in the Age of Social Media,” Sierra Dator, LCSW, explained that growing up in a digital landscape is a very different experience than what we adults knew in adolescence. While social media has much to offer teens, its use has also been…

Best Protections: Helping Vulnerable Teens

Adolescence is a time of unique development, during which young people are learning to interact with the world in new ways. It is often a time of intense emotions, including stress, anxiety and depression. Parents can help their children navigate this important period by remaining open and approachable, and especially by building their own ability…