Trayvon Martin: Racial Divides, Stress and Oppression

Racial divides, stress and oppression can take a toll on the mental well-being of children. The University of Pennsylvania has an expert who can discuss the impact of such highly publicized cases.

Howard Stevenson

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

One of the nation’s leading authorities on effective parenting and African-American psychology, Dr. Stevenson can discuss how parents can talk to children about violence and tragedies. He can discuss behavioral indicators that a child might be experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, youth resiliency and the psychological adjustment of children, adolescents and families, particularly after a horrific event.

Kat Stein | 215-898-9642 |