December 4th, 2020
Beyond the Threat: How to Tip the Balance Toward Safety in Schools while Considering the Needs and Challenges of Individual Students:
Speaker: Nancy Rappaport, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
October 2, 16, November 6,13, December 4, 2020
Special Guest: Dr. Meredith Gansner
Dr. Gansner is an instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and attending psychiatrist at Cambridge Health Alliance. Her research focuses on problematic digital media use in adolescents and has been awarded the Dupont Warren Fellowship Grant, Livingston and Shore Faculty Development Awards through Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Nancy Rappaport will deepen our understanding of how to respond to students with threatening behavior in substantial ways. She’ll also help us explore the necessary cultural changes we need to make in order to effectively support students and keep our communities safe and connected. Several guest speakers will be joining Dr. Rappaport for this journey “beyond the threat.”
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