Ken Ginsburg

Ken Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, is Founding Director of CPTC and Professor of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He travels the world speaking to parent, professional, and youth audiences and is the author of 5 award-winning parenting books including a multimedia professional toolkit on “Reaching Teens.” CPTC follows his strength-based philosophy and resilience-building model. For more on Dr. Ginsburg visit

Supporting Teens to Take Healthy Risks

Jan 15, 2024

Allowing teens to explore new opportunities as they find their place in the world.


What Teens Hear When Parents Set Rules

Jan 04, 2024

Set rules teens understand and follow.


Talking to Teens About Tragic Events

Oct 09, 2023

Strategies to talk about mass shootings, terrorism or unexpected attacks.


Fitting in. What is Normal?

Sep 04, 2023

As a parent, your goal should be to make it “normal” for your teen to do the right thing.


7 Expert Tips for Talking with Teens

May 18, 2023

Get teens to open up through calm, reflective listening.


Appreciate Teen Growth: Be Pro-Development

Apr 04, 2023

Being pro-development means appreciating all stages of adolescent growth.


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