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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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How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder

October 1, 2018

Anxiety disorders, the most common mental health problems in children and adolescents, often go untreated while children suffer, even though there are effective treatments available, according to a new report on anxiety in children and adolescents from the Child Mind Institute in New York.

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How to talk to your kids about active-shooter drills at school

September 28, 2018

“These drills are not detrimental to children's mental health, provided that they're done in a reasonable way," Dr. Jamie Howard, a clinical psychologist and director of the Trauma and Resilience Program at Child Mind Institute in New York City, told TODAY Parents.

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Emma Stone to Discuss Mental Health at NY Advertising Week

September 19, 2018

On October 1, the first day of 2018 New York Advertising Week, Stone will sit down with Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of national nonprofit the Child Mind Institute, to discuss the link between creativity and anxiety and how being open and real about mental health issues can positively impact someone’s life.

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Move Aside Helicopter Moms, Lawnmower Parents Are on the Rise

September 18, 2018

Stephanie Samar, a clinical psychologist at the Mood Disorders Center of the Child Mind Institute, tells "Good Morning America" that focusing on short-term parenting goals will take away from the practice of important, long-term goals that kids can benefit from like resiliency, grit, problem-solving, conflict resolution and coping skills.

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