Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Boys to Men

Raising Healthy Kids
Strategies for the Whole Community
With Dr. Dennis Embry

FREE Parent Night
Thursday, May 21
7:00-8:30 pm
South Portland High School Auditorium

Presenter Dr. Dennis Embry will outline how many of our current policies and practices can be harmful to youth, and how we can use just four simple, scientifically proven strategies to better the futures of all children.

Dr. Embry is a nationally acclaimed child psychologist whose work has taken him from Sesame Street to the Secretary of Defense with stops in between. He is a National Research Advisory Council Senior Fellow and a scientist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Prevention and Intervention and the National Center on Early Adolescence, an author of evidence-based prevention programs, and an advocate raising healthy kids using community-wide support.

Introductory remarks by Maine's former Attorney General Steve Rowe.

Earlier in the day, Dr. Embry will present the keynote address at the annual
Boys to Men conference at USM.

For more info, check out the e-mail from Real Life Real Talk

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