Teens may be withdrawn, irritable, or self-harming. Parents and school personnel are left wondering what is normal and what is not, how to identify what is going on, and how to engage a reluctant teen. Dr. Rappaport, an associate professor of psychiatry with over twenty years experience working with teens and consulting to schools will provide practical tips and key information for those navigating these challenges.
Dr. Nancy Rappaport is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist with over 25 years’ experience working with teens, parents and schools. Dr. Rappaport is a part-time Associate Professor of Psychiatry with Harvard Medical School where she teaches undergraduates, medical students, and residents about child development. She is the co-author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students.