The Adolescent Brain: Transitions, Trials, and Triumphs

  • Peninsula Temple Beth El 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas San Mateo, CA, 94403 United States

Kehillah (formerly Supporting Parents of Adolescents) is supportive community of learning and social opportunities for parents of teenagers at PTBE. Kehillah (community) is where Jewish parents can find new and exciting ways of engaging in temple life after their children become bar/bat mitzvah. Together, we seek to build a community of education, connection, and growth.

This program is for parents of teens.

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Presented by Dr. Lisa Medoff, Ph.D
Dr. Medoff is a Learning Specialist in the School of Medicine and Lecturer for the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University
 
Dr. Medoff’s books include the Stressed Out Students Guide To… series and Resilience in the Classroom: Helping Students with Special Needs
 
Dr. Medoff will discuss: 
•       Development of the early adolescent brain, with a focus on thinking and emotions
•       Changes in friendships and families
•       How parents can foster academic success, resilience and social/emotional well-being in their adolescents. 
  
Help us plan for a great event.  There is a registration fee of $10 for one person or $18 for two to help cover the cost of the speaker. We can bill your temple account.