Presentations by the P. T. Council, various PTAs, and the Drug and Alcohol Task Force

  1. SMS PTA: Social-Emotional and Character Development 2019-05-07

    Why Parents Want Emotionally Intelligent Children. Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Dept. of Psychology, Rutgers University and Director at Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab.

  2. PTC Positive Psychology 2019-05-02

    Positive Psychology: Fostering Child Well-Being & Achievement. Elliot J. Cohen, Ph.D.

  3. PTC 21st CENTURY LEARNING for GEN Z 2019-02-28

    Arthur Levine discusses the educational challenges facing both students and academic institutions, preparing students for college and the professional world, and the relevance of a classic liberal arts education in an ever-changing, high-tech world. This program is sponsored by the Scarsdale Forum, the Scarsdale Public Library, the Scarsdale PT Council, and the Scarsdale High School PTA.

  4. CHILD How to Cope with Anxiety 2019-01-08

    Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable. Kimberly Vale, psychotherapist at New York Presbyterian.

    00:00 Introduction
    01:41 Kimberly Vale presentation.
    28:20 Panel Q&A

  5. SDATF Lessons Learned from Marijuana Legalization 2018-12-14

    Luke Niforatos, Senior Policy Advisor at Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM).

  6. CHILD Re-Evaluation 2018-12-11

    Children Having Individual Learning Differences. Re-Evaluation: What You Need to Know.

    Presenters: Dr. Dina Dadabo, Psychologist and CSE Chair and Dr. Janelle Brown, Edgewood Psychologist.

    00:00 Introduction
    01:53 Re-Evaluation Testing
    06:10 Components of Psychological Evaluation
    09:06 Understanding Standard and Scaled Scores
    13:16 Understanding Intelligence (Cognition)
    30:14 Educational Evaluation
    35:16 Now What?!?
    46:04 Q&A (abridged)