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Here’s what spanking does to kids. None of it is good, doctors say

November 6, 2018

Dr. David Anderson discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics report, Effective Discipline to Raise Healthy Children, and their recommendation that there is no benefit to spanking.

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How a friendship was born after a father confronts his son’s bully

November 1, 2018

Dr. Dave Anderson from the Child Mind Institute shares tips for what parents can do if their child is being bullied, live on Good Morning America.

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The skills kids need to avoid getting fooled by fake news

October 31, 2018

Psychologist David Anderson, PhD is the director of programs at the Child Mind Institute in New York. He says parents who want to talk to their children about fake news should tackle it the same way as any other potentially sensitive subject. “Think about a couple of talking points beforehand and approach the conversation calmly. Then we recommend opening it up and asking what kind of stories they’ve seen where they’ve wondered whether they were real.”

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Lifetime’s Terror in the Woods Discussion Guide

October 29, 2018

Child Mind Institute’s Dr. Jamie M. Howard and Rachel Ehmke help Lifetime viewers navigate questions around online safety in a discussion guide for the film, Terror in the Woods.

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Tech + Life: The Parents’ Guide to Protecting Kids’ Privacy

October 17, 2018

“If the parent has the phone face-up during playtime, that says the phone is a partner, and can affect the quality and depth of the interaction with the child,” says Dave Anderson, senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center and director of programs at the Child Mind Institute in New York. “Everything kids learn about screens comes from the people in front of them.”

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Child Mind Institute Announces 2018 Rising Scientist Awards & Scholarship Recipients

October 17, 2018

New York, NY – The Child Mind Institute presented the 8th Annual Rising Scientist Awards to five exceptional high school students from the New York metro area who have demonstrated extraordinary promise in research in the fields of child and adolescent mental health or pediatric neuroscience. The students each received a $2,000 scholarship towards college during the On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium, the nonprofit’s annual celebration of scientific achievement in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology, and developmental neuroscience. The Child Mind Institute’s partner in presenting the Rising Scientist Awards is the Advanced Science Research Center at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (ASRC).

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5 Little Ways To Show Your Kids The Importance Of Mental Health

October 12, 2018

Rachel Busman, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist and the senior director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute, said it’s important for parents to not automatically interpret their kids’ facial expressions and instead give them a chance to explain.

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Child Mind Institute 2018 Fall Luncheon
Raising Strong and Empathetic Kids: A Discussion on Increasing Communication Between Parent and Child

October 12, 2018

Child Mind Institute 2018 Fall Luncheon Raises $351,410 to End the Stigma of Childhood Mental Health Disorders Palo Alto – The Child Mind Institute held its 2018 Fall Luncheon on October 9, including a panel discussion on “Raising Strong and Empathetic Kids: Nurturing Healthy Relationships and Boundaries at Every Age.” The event highlighted how effective communication can transform the relationship between a parents and children and featured Wendy Mogel, PhD, clinical psychologist and author of Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say It and When to Listen, and David Anderson, PhD, clinical psychologist and senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Child Mind Institute president Harold S. Koplewicz moderated.

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Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz and Emma Stone

October 6, 2018

Academy Award winning actress Emma Stone sat down for a fireside chat with leading child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Celebrity Assault Allegations in the #MeToo Era

October 1, 2018

All kids know is that Ronaldo is a super star. But, people are complex and sometimes children just see things as black and white," says Jamie Howard, Ph.D. "He can be an excellent soccer player, but may not be that kind of person in other areas of his life." Ronaldo has publically denied the accusations.

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