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CSC in the News
Smarter Ways to Discipline Children
The CSC's Dr. Tim Verduin talked to the Wall Street Journal in December about the importance of focusing on what behaviors you want to see in your child, as opposed to on focusing behaviors you don't want to see. Click here to read the article. (December 24, 2012)
Schoolkids Can Find Comfort in Routines After Tragedy
USA Today speaks to Dr. Glenn Saxe, Director of the Child Study Center and Chairman of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, for tips on how parents can comfort children following the tragedy. Click here to read the article.(December 21, 2012)
Should Sandy Hook Elementary Reopen?
Dr. Glenn Sax, Director of the Child Study Center and Chairman of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, spoke with Parenting Magazine following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the article, Dr. Saxe addresses some of the issues children may face in returning to school following the incident, and what parents can do about it. Click here to read the article.(December 20, 2012)
Dr. Glenn Saxe on Talking to Children about the Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School
Dr. Glenn Saxe, Director of the Child Study Center and Chairman of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, was featured in a NY Times piece on how to talk to children about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Click here to read the article. (December 15, 2012)
Omega-3’s & Tourette’s Disorder
Dr. Vilma Gabbay, Medical Director of the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders and a Leon Levy Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, was featured in a dailyRX piece about her recently published study on the use of Omega-3 fatty acids in treatment for Tourette's Disorder. Click here to read the article. (May 17, 2012)
Congratulations Dr. Jennifer Havens!
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Jennifer Havens won two important awards recently. She accepted the Doctor of the Year award for Bellevue Hospital at the 2012 Doctor's Day Celebration. Additionally, Dr. Havens was presented the 2012 William A. Schonfeld Award for Outstanding Achievement by the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Havens for these tremendous achievements that are so well deserved. (April 17, 2012)
Dr. Vilma Gabbay Mentors Intel Semifinalist at the CSC
High school student Danielle Goldman has been selected as an Intel Science Talent semifinalist for her work with Dr. Vilma Gabbay at the CSC. Her project examined underlying neural and behavioral correlations between Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and discovered that both might be mediated by GABA levels, suggesting the need for changes in the clinical treatment protocols of both disorders. Click here to read more about the Intel program. (January 18, 2012)
The Crying Game: Understanding Baby Cries
Dr. Jess Shatkin, the CSC's vice chair for education and associate professor of child and adolescent psychiatry and pediatrics, spoke to Education.com about understanding your baby's cries. Dr. Shatkin emphasized the importance of open line of communication with your child's pediatrician and bringing up any concerns you might have with them. Click here to read the article. (January 18, 2012)