Guest: Cameron Caswell, PhD
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Cameron (Dr. Cam) Caswell, PhD, “The Teen Translator,” is an adolescent psychologist, parent coach, and Director of Parent Education for the Thriving School Community, a revolutionary program she co-founded to improve student, educator, and parent well-being within the school system.
As a TEDX speaker, podcast host, author, and private practitioner she empowers parents and teens with the tools and knowledge they need to create positive, peaceful relationships with one another.
Dr. Cam received her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from George Mason University, where she was mentored by Dr. Susanne Denham and recognized for her superb teaching as a professor of Adolescent Psychology. Dr. Cam also developed the I Am Enough Teen Workshop for the Ryan Bartel Foundation. This popular 12-week workshop helps teens develop resiliency, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, and self-awareness.
Dr. Cam speaks regularly at schools, national organizations, and conferences. After her presentation at the Nysmith School for the Gifted, the coordinator described it as, “The best Parent Education event the school has ever had.” She has also been featured as a parenting expert on television, radio, podcasts, and in publications including Newsweek, Grown & Flown, and HerMoney.
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
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Thriving School Community Podcast HOST: Charle Peck, M.Ed., MSW
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“Improving School Mental Health: The Thriving School Community Solution”
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BIO: 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