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October 20, 2017

Dr. Shatkin on Why Teens Take Risks and How to Help Keep Them Safe

Acclaimed adolescent NYU psychiatrist and educator Jess Shatkin, author of shatkin5.jpgBorn to Be Wild - Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Keep Them Safe stopped by our campus this week to help change our perspective on adolescence and how to support young adults aged 12-26. 

"Dr. Shatkin is one of the nations' leading experts on adolescence and also happens to be one of my very favorite professors—beloved by all who have the privilege to study with him at NYU," said Alexandra Hancock, Managing Director of Marketing and Communications for all BASIS Independent Schools. "What’s also great is that Jess approaches the themes of teens and risk taking from the perspective of a concerned dad himself."

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October 13, 2017

BASIS Independent Thought Speaker Series: Dr. Shatkin

Join BASIS Independent Brooklyn on October 17 at 6:30 PM to hear insights from acclaimed adolescent NYU psychiatrist and educator Jess Shatkin, author of Born to Be Wild - Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Keep Them Safe. Dr. Shatkin will discuss the main themes of his new book and answer questions from the audience as part of our BASIS Independent Thought Speaker Series.

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