5/25/17 - “Our Kids are NOT Broken: Fostering Resilience in Marginalized and Traumatized Youth”

Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MSEd
Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Brief Summary of Lecture: At the conclusion of Dr. Ginsburg’s lecture, participants will: be familiar with the Seven C’s model of positive youth development and resilience; be familiar with the effects that childhood trauma has on the body, brain, and behavior; understand the basics of trauma informed care, including the critical importance of well boundaried connection and giving youth the experience of having control over their decisions; have a grasp on the behavioral change process and understand how eliciting strengths is critical to the behavioral change process; and be better prepared to eliminate shame from interactions by focusing on building confidence in youth - they will understand that confidence has to be rooted in existing competencies.

Start Date: May 25
End Date: May 25
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224