2019-2020

NAVIGATING
THE TIDES OF ADOLESCENCE
Star Vista’s Mental Health Panel

Featuring Julie Lythcott-Haims
Moderated by Rachael Myrow

Tues. Sept 17, 7:00pm

THE YEARS THAT
MATTER MOST
How College Makes or Breaks Us

Featuring Paul Tough
Moderated by Denise Pope, PhD

Thurs. Oct 3, 7:00pm

ANXIOUS KIDS,
ANXIOUS PARENTS
Interrupting the Worry Cycle

Featuring Lynn Lyons

Tues. Oct 15, 9:30am

Tues. Oct 15, 7:00pm

DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING
The Impact of Social Media on Our Lives

Moderated teen panel

October 22, 2019

THE NEW NORMAL: PARENTS, TEENS, SCREENS, AND SLEEP
Common Sense Media’s
Newest Research

Featuring Michael Robb, PhD

and Sierra Filucci
 

November 4, 2019

LATE BLOOMERS
Patience for Alternative Paths

Featuring Rich Karlgaard

and Mary Babbitt

November 12, 2019

UNDER PRESSURE
Confronting Stress and
Anxiety in Girls

Featuring Lisa Damour, PhD

December 10, 2019

BIASED
How Unconscious Bias
Shapes Behavior

Featuring Jennifer Eberhardt, PhD
In Conversation with
Julie Lythcott-Haims

 

January 15, 2020

CHANGING
THE GAME
Giving Youth Sports Back
to our Kids

Featuring John O’Sullivan

January 27, 2020

January 28, 2020

LD, ADHD, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION OR ALL THE ABOVE?
Children’s Health Council
Panel Event

Moderated by Rosalie Whitlock, PhD

February 12, 2020

MODERN MASCULINITY
Raising a Stand-Up Guy Not a Stand-By Guy

Jackson Katz, PhD

February 25, 2020 

February 26, 2020

HOW TO RAISE
A BOY
Nurturing the Emotional Lives of Our Sons

Michael Reichert, PhD

March 4, 2020

2018-2019

Vicki Hoefle

September 25 and 26, 2018

Duct Tape Parenting: Step Back So Kids Can Step Up

Danielle Ramo, PhD

November 27 and 29, 2018

January 16, 2019

Pop-Up Events

Hidden in Plain Sight: Cannabis, Vaping & Other Substance Abuse Among Teens

Justine Fonte, MEd, MPH

January 29 and 30. 2019

Changing Bodies, Changing Times: Laying the Groundwork for Healthy Relationships

Carl Honore

October 23 and 24, 2018

Don't Hurry, Be Happy: Parenting in a Fast-Paced World

Gap Year Panel

December 10, 2019

Pop-Up Event

The Gap Year Advantage: The Lasting Benefits of a Structured Year

Michael Rich, MD, MPH & Manoush Zomorodi

March 19 and 20, 2019

ScreenSmart: Best Practices for Media-Wise Families

LIKE Documentary Screening

April 25 and 30. 2019

A Documentary About the Impact of Social Media on Our Lives

2017-2018

Robert Sapolsky, PhD

September 27, 2017

Behave: Why We Do the Things We Do

Laura Markham, PhD

January 30 and 31, 2018

Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids

Lee Mun Wah

November 7 and 8, 2017

Creating Community and Connection Across Cultures

Susan David, PhD

March 13 and 14, 2018

Emotional Agility

Robert Sapolsky, PhD

September 27, 2017

Behave: Why We Do the Things We Do

Laura Markham, PhD

January 30 and 31, 2018

Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids

Lee Mun Wah

November 7 and 8, 2017

Creating Community and Connection Across Cultures

Susan David, PhD

March 13 and 14, 2018

Emotional Agility

2016-2017

Jo Boaler, PhD

September 20 and 22, 2016

The Myth of the Math Brain: Inspiring a Growth Mindset

Richard Weissbourd, EdD

November 15, 2016

The Parents We Mean To Be

Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD

January 24 and 25, 2017

Wired To Create: Lessons in Unlocking Ingenuity

Frank Bruni and Richard Weissbourd, EdD

November 15, 2016

15th Anniversary Event:

Turning the Tide: Redefining the College Admissions Process

Frank Bruni

November 16, 2016

Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

Yalda Uhls, PhD & Laura Kastner, PhD

March 7 and 8, 2017

Parenting in the Digital Age: A Fact Not Fear Approach

2015-2016

Jessica Lahey

October 13-15, 2015

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

Mental Health Panel

January 14, 2016

Positive Responses to Our Children's Distress Signals

Elisha Goldstein, PhD

February 4, 2016

Mindfulness Training: A Workshop for Parents, Educators and Children, 4th Grade and Up

Michael Pollan in conversation w/ Jesse Ziff Cool

November 4, 2015

On Our Plates: Strategies for Feeding Our Families

Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD

February 2-3, 2016

The Science of Happiness: Creating a Meaningful Life

John Ratey, MD

March 15-16, 2016

The Brain-Fitness Connection: Achieving Optimal Physical and Mental Health

2014-2015

Daniel J. Siegel, MD

October 14, 2014

Brainstorm: The Power of the Adolescent Brain

Ron Lieber

February 12-13, 2015

Priceless! The Gift of Financial Literacy

Jennifer Siebel Newsom

March 4, 2015

The Mask You Live In: Film Screening

Alfie Kohn

November 12-13, 2014

Fear of Spoiling: Rethinking Common Assumptions About Kids and Parenting

Susan Engel, PhD

March 24-25, 2015

The Hungry Mind: Keeping Kids Inspired and Curious

2013-2014

Kelly McGonigal, PhD

January 29, 2014

Why Willpower Matters

Susan Cain

January 14, 2014

The Power of Introverts: Parenting Quiet Kids in a Noisy World

Deborah Roffman, PhD

March 18, 2014

Common Sense About Kids and Sex

Po Bronson

October 8, 2013

Know your Child's Competitive Style

Mark Rosekind, PhD

January 30, 2014

The Science of Sleep

Jackson Katz, PhD

April 29, 2013

Bringing Up Boys of Character

2012-2013

John Hunter

2012

Building a Generation of Leaders

Madeline Levine, PhD

2013

Parenting for Authentic Success

Brad Sachs, PhD

2013

Good Enough Teens

Promoting Self Resilience

Jane McGonigal, PhD

2012

Why Games Make Us Better

Leonard Sax, MD, PhD

2013

Yes! Gender Matters

2011-2012

Paul G. Stoltz, PhD

2011

Grit: Inspiring Resilience & Optimism

Barbara Coloroso

2012

Inspiring Integrity & Inner Discipline

Ayelet Waldman

2012

The Art of Imperfect Parenting

Sir Ken Robinson, PhD

2011

Inspiring Innovative Thinkers

Rick Wolff

2012

Sports Parenting: Inspiring Win-Win Attitudes

2010-2011

Tony Wagner, EdD

2010

Our Flat New World: Preparing Students for the 21st Century

Ned Hallowell, MD

2011

Crazy Busy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap

Julie Metzger, RN & Rob Lehman, MD

2011

Beyond the Birds & Bees: Dynamics of Teen Relationships

Shawn Achor

2010

The Happiness Advantage: A New Method to Unlock Potential

Alyson Schafer

2011

Ain’t Misbehavin’: Why Kids Do What They Do

2009-2010

Michael Gurian

2009

New Strategies for Success in School & Life

Laura Kastner, PhD

2010

Navigating the Emotions of Teens

Daniel Siegel, MD

2010

The Power of Mindful Parenting

John Ratey, MD

2009

The Amazing Science of Exercise and the Brain

Nancy Samalin

2010

When to be Unpopular With Your Kids

2008-2009

Tal Ben-Shahar

2009

Learning to be Happy: The Science of Happiness

Larry Magid

2008

Parenting in an Online World

Mary Pipher

2008

How to Build Strong Families

Robert Brooks, PhD

2008

The Amazing Science of Exercise and the Brain

Nathan Dungan

2008

Teaching Kids Financial Responsibility

2007-2008

Denise Clark Pope, PhD

2007

Helping Kids Stay Healthy and Engaged in School

Richard Lavoie

2007

Strategies for Improving Relationships

Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD

2007

Parenting Girls in a Changing World

Jean Kilbourne

2007

What Advertisers Really Sell Our Kids

Dan Kindlon

2007

Too Much of a Good Thing

2006-2007

Robert Sapolsky, PhD

2006

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers and Humans Do

Marilee Jones

2006

College Admissions 101

Rushworth Kidder

2006

Helping Kids Find Their Moral Compass

Alfie Kohn

2006

Unconditional Parenting

Rosalind Wiseman

2006

Dealing with Powerful Adults in Your Child’s Life

Michael Thompson, PhD

2006

Are Our Sons At Risk?

2005-2006

Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD

2005

Preparing Our Children for a Diverse World

Michael J. Bradley, EdD

2005

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!

Michele Borba, EdD

2005

Helping Your Child Thrive in the Social Jungle

Ned Hallowell, MD

2005

Getting the Most out of Life

Deborah Roffman

2005

How to Talk Sex with your Child

2004-2005

Diane Levin

2004

Combating Today’s Media Culture

Gottman Institute

2004

Married with Children: Survival Techniques

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, EdD

2004

Kids, Parents and Power Struggles

Lea Goldstein, PhD

2004

Drugs & Alcohol: What Parents Need to Know

2003-2004

Robert Brooks, PhD

2003

Raising Resilient Children & Adolescents

Wendy Mogel, PhD

2003

Raising Optimistic and Compassionate Children

Jim Thompson

2003

Building Character & Self-Esteem through Sports

Michael Thompson, PhD

2003

Understanding Sons’ Social & Emotional Needs

JoAnn Deak, PhD

2003

Empowering our Daughters

2002-2003

Trish Calvert, PhD

2002

High Hopes, High Stress

Howard Gardner, PhD

2002

Your Child’s Multiple Intelligence

Mike Riera, PhD

2002

Instilling a Sense of Integrity in Your Child

Lynn Ponton, MD

2002

The Romance of Risk

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