Kenneth Ginsburg M.D., M.S.Ed

Kenneth Ginsburg M.D., M.S.Ed

Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S.Ed, is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a  Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves Philadelphia's homeless youth as Director of Health Services at Covenant House Pennsylvania. The theme that ties together his clinical practice, teaching, research and advocacy efforts is that of building on the strength of teenagers by fostering their internal resilience. His goal is to translate the best of what is known from research and practice into practical approaches parents, professionals and communities can use to prepare children and teens to thrive. He has more than 125 publications, including original research articles, clinical practice articles, five parenting books, videos for parents and teens, and a toolkit for youth-serving professionals. His most recent parenting books are Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings and Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love with Expectations and Protection with Trust, published by The American Academy of Pediatrics. His comprehensive professional toolkit "Reaching Teens: Strength-based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Development" includes 450 films and offers up to 65 CEUs for health professionals, social workers, and counselors. To advocate for parents' critical role in raising resilient children and teens, he has appeared on CNN, NPR, The Today Show, The CBS morning show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, and ABC, NBC, and CBS Nightly News programs. 

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