James Garbarino '68, the Maude C. Clarke Chair in Humanistic Psychology at
Loyola University in Chicago, will give two presentations in Canton on
September 19, one on campus and one at Hugh C. Williams High School.
An authority on child development and youth violence, Garbarino will give a
presentation titled "Parents Under Siege: Why You Are The Solution -- Not the
Problem -- In Your Child's Life" at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The
event is organized by the Canton Alcohol Initiative, a cooperative effort of St.
Lawrence University, SUNY Canton and Canton Central School to address issues related
to alcohol abuse.
At 2 p.m. in the Eben Holden Conference Center on campus, undergraduate and
graduate students in education will meet with Garbarino for an open question-
and-answer session on adolescence and violence.
Garbarino has appeared frequently on nationally broadcast news and information
programs including "Nightline," PBS's "NewsHour," "Larry King Live," "Meet the
Press," "The Today Show," National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and many
more. He is the author of numerous books about adolescent development, including
And Words Can Hurt Forever: How To Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment,
and Emotional Violence, Parents Under Siege: Why You Are The Solution, Not The
Problem, In Your Child's Life, Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can
Save Them and Raising Children In A Socially Toxic Environment. In
February, Penguin Press will publish his book See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing
More Violent and What Can Be Done About It. He has been awarded both an Alumni
Citation (1990) and an honorary degree (1995) from St. Lawrence for his career
Posted: September 9, 2005