Supporting Our Children in Extraordinary Times

The best way to support our children during complex and confusing times is to shape the lessons that they learn from these experiences. In doing so, they will build resiliency that they can draw from throughout their lives. We have the opportunity to inspire our children to build a better world as they lead us into the future.

Dr. Ken Ginsburg, a nationally renowned expert on building resilience, discusses how to strengthen your family during these times and prepare your children to gain critical lifelong skills.

This special community event was produced by JFCS’ Center for Children and Youth, in partnership with the OFJCC in Palo Alto, Osher Marin JCC, and Congregation Emanu-El.

About Dr. Ken Ginsburg:

Dr. Ken Ginsburg is a pediatrician, author, educator, and leading expert on building resilience in children and teens. He practices adolescent medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

As the Founding Director of the Center for Parent and Teen Communications, Dr. Ginsburg works with key influencers to empower parents to guide their teens to become their best selves. In doing so, the Center for Parent and Teen Communications aims to shift the cultural narrative about adolescence from being a time to survive to one in which development is to be optimized and celebrated. Its parenting website——was awarded the 2019 Seal of Approval from The National Parenting Center.

Dr. Ginsburg is a member of the Expert Panel for JFCS’ Center for Children and Youth.

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