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Dr. Michael Thompson - April 13th 2010 - Raising Cain
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Dr. Michael Thompson - April 13th 2010 - Best Friends, Worst Enemies
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Dr. Michael Bradley on Early Adolescence and Parenting

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102309_73533_1.png  Our Stories : The Underage Drinking Problem.  Click Here to watch this video.




On Thursday, May 7 in the Glenbard South Little Theater,  Dr Paul Donahue concluded the 2008-2009 Glenbard parent-speaker series with a program entitled Daring to Care: Raising TODAY's Teens.

Our society encourages teenagers to focus on their academic, athletic and artistic achievements, but much less attention is given to helping them become good citizens.  Dr Donahue explained how adolescents’ self-esteem and sense of identity is defined in large part by how they treat others -- reviewing the research and practical implications of what it means to help teens develop empathy for their peers, classmates, and others in need and strategies for encouraging caring behaviors. Dr. Donahue also reviewed some of the hazards that teens face in the world of online communication and social networking sites such as Facebook. Dr. Paul J. Donahue is the author of Parenting Without Fear: Letting Go of Worry and Focusing on What Really Matters. Our speaker has been profiled by The New York Times and has appeared in the Washington Post, The Associated Press as well as on the CBS Early Show. Dr. Donahue is the director of Child Development Associates in Scarsdale NY. For a full program version contact Gilda Ross at gilda_ross@glenbard.org or 630 942-7573.

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Glenbard District 87  and the Glendale Heights Police Department  presented "Parents, Teens, Parties and the Law", an informative panel discussion on the realities of today's teen scene, at Glenbard East High School,

Parents and teens learned about their rights and responsibilities, and life-saving information from DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett; Judges Blanche Fawell and Jane Mitton; Clinical Director of Addiction Medicine at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Linda Lewaniak; Glenbard West Assistant Principal for Athletics Linda Oberg; Glenbard East school social worker Binita Donohue; Carol Stream Police Department social worker Kathleen McNamara, school resource officers George Pappas, Mike Summerville and Manny Camuy. Also attending the panel was Doug Petit a Glenbard parent with a tragic story to share. For a full length version of the program contact Gilda Ross at gilda_ross@glenbard.org or 630 942-7573

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Milton Creach  - Parenting Is the Key     Feb 17, 2009       Glenbard East High School-Glenbard District 87 Parent Program                                                                                                                                      
Motivational speaker, television personality, author and consultant, MILTON CREAGH is best known for his hard-hitting, inspirational talks to high school students and his common sense training programs for parents.  In his presentation to the Glenbard community , Milton  reaffirmed parents as the most critical component in their childs' development and ability to remain drug free.   As noted in his book Nobody Wants Your Child    Mr  Creagh  explored the things parents do that make it difficult for children to achieve as adults --  at work, in marriage, and in society in general. Milton discussed the growing problem of lack of work- ethic among the nation’s youth and provided a blueprint to get teens back on the right track for a successful life. For the  full DVD of Milton Creagh's  presentation, contact Gilda Ross at gilda_ross@glenbard.org or call 630 942-7573.

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Aaron White, an internationally recognized expert on adolescent health, discusses Keeping Adolescence Healthy – the Issues Facing Our Youth and Communities Today.

White helps parents navigate the sometimes stormy waters of adolescence. He discusses the pressures teens cope with and give parents the tools they can use to best help teens grow into healthy and productive adults.

Learn what really influences our children. Learn how social identity is formed.  Learn how alcohol and other drugs impact brain function and behavior differently during adolescence than during adulthood.

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