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Teen Scene

Teen Scene 2020

Since 1986, Teen Scene has provided parents with insights into what life is like for NYC independent high school students. Join us as this year’s panel of 16 teens speak openly on a range of topics that affect their lives: academics, stress, parties, vaping, drinking, drugs, consent, and juggling commitments. Monday, February 10 6:00 – 8:00 pm …

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From the Editors

The Latest Warnings Against Vaping

Our February 2019 editorial, “The Dual Face of JUUL,” warned parents of a threat facing our kids, of nicotine addiction from Juul and other e-cigarette use. The facts reported then still stand – the risk of nicotine addiction and its negative health impacts are substantial – but recently the downside of vaping has risen considerably, now including consequences that may be lethal.

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In Case You Missed it

Past Event

Enlightening Parents on the Power of Emotional Intelligence – Fall Seminar 2019

“So, how’s everybody feeling?” asked Marc Brackett, Ph.D., Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and author of Permission to Feel, greeting an eager audience at Trevor Day High School on November 19.

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Past Event

2019 Fall Benefit: The Science of Happiness

On a recent Wednesday at The New York Athletic Club in a dining room with iconic views of Central Park, author, professor and child psychiatrist Alan Schlechter stood before an assembled group of PIA supporters talking about happiness.

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Past Event

Fathers Forum: Self-Image in a Selfie Culture

Children are growing up in a world dramatically different than their parents experienced. As fathers, how do we understand and help guide them through this new terrain?

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Q&A Corner

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