Who’s responsible for solving the youth mental health crisis?
Guest: Cameron Caswell, PhD
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Cameron (Dr. Cam) Caswell, PhD, the “teen translator,” is an adolescent psychologist, family success coach, and co-creator of Thriving School Community, a revolutionary program designed for schools to improve student, staff, and parent well-being. For over two decades, she has been helping parents build strong, positive relationships with their teens through improved communication, connection, and understanding. Dr. Cam is a TEDx speaker, host of the Parenting Teens with Dr. Cam podcast, co-creator of the “I Am Enough” teen 12-week workshop, author of Power Phrases for Parents: Teen Edition, and co-author of Improving School Mental Health: The Thriving School Community Solution. In her fun, interactive style, Dr. Cam unpacks frustrating adolescent behavior and empowers parents to work with their teen's wiring rather than against it. Her goal is to change the trajectory of mental health through deeper family connection. Dr. Cam is the mom of a teen too, so she not only talks the talk, she walks the walk!
What is the most challenging mental health issue in your school or district right now?: too many kids are struggling
What are the barriers to overcoming that issue, and what do you believe is the best approach?: focusing on intervention not prevention
Charle Peck, M.Ed., MSW
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Charle Peck is the co-creator of Thriving School Community, a revolutionary program designed for schools to improve mental health. With over 20 years of education and mental health leadership experience, she has the unique lens of both a certified teacher and a licensed clinical therapist specializing in trauma. Charle holds an MS in Education and an MS in Social Work. Her role as a high school teacher coupled with her work with children and families in crisis gives her incredible insight into solving youth mental health problems stemming from our schools. She is the co-author of Improving School Mental Health: The Thriving School Community Solution and a global keynote speaker delivering powerful messages of hope to educators. Connect with Charle at: email@example.com and on Twitter at: @CharlePeck
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