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Professor Ron West, left, and Dr. Yair Maman, chair of programs in counselor education, represented the Touro Graduate School of Psychology at a recent Council of School Supervisors & Administrators event. Dr. Yair Maman, chair of programs in counselor education at Touro’s Graduate School of Psychology (GSP) and professor Ron West, director of career education service at the GSP, were key speakers at a special March 21 event organized by the Council of School Supervisors & Administrators (CSA). The CSA is the collective bargaining unit for 6,000 principals, assistant principals, supervisors and education administrators who work in the NYC public schools, and 200 directors and assistant directors who work in city-subsidized Centers for Early Childhood Education.
Among the measures used to help prevent high school dropouts, are character building activities. Recently, Graduate School of Psychology (GSP) interns, like Marina Mavasheva, decided that these preventive measures would also be useful as a summer program with younger children. “Character Development needs to start at a young age. When children are able to grow up making wise decisions, it serves them well later in Junior or High School, when it might be too late adjust.”
Even when it comes to one’s education and career, the third time can be a charm. Or in the case of Brooklyn-born, Riker’s Island Mental Health Clinician Josh Rosenthal, a third Masters degree. In the mid-2000s, after spending 22 years as an IT executive Vice President for JP Morgan Chase Bank—and despite already being in his 50s—Rosenthal decided to enroll in Touro’s Graduate School of Psychology to pursue certification in Mental Health Counseling. What would motivate an individual toward such a drastic, mid-life change in ambition, you may ask?
It\'s a tough world in which to raise children. Dr. Alan Kadish, President and CEO of Touro, and Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, addressed the issue and how to be a positive influence and role model to our children. Sabrina and Alexandre Speaker graciously hosted the a parlor meeting in their home.