Kenneth Ginsburg

Kenneth Ginsburg

Meet the author

-A   +A

Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP, is a professor of pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is the medical director of health services for Covenant House in Pennsylvania, where the health providers focus on stress as an underlying force that drives most health-risky behaviors.


Awards and Recognition

The Young Investigator Award 
Visiting Professorship, The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine  
The Lindback Award (for distinguished teaching), University of Pennsylvania 
The Humanism in Medicine Award, University of Pennsylvania 
Nine-time member of Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Docs”


Fostering Resilience website​



Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Your Child Roots and Wings, 3rd Edition

Building Resilience in Children and Teens, 3rd edition is fully revised and updated to be a multimedia edition!

Along with timeless content about how to help your child gain the 7 Crucial C’s- competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control- this important parent resource includes updated chapters on topics like perfectionism, media literacy, and styles of discipline. New in this edition are 3 new chapters about Grit, offering meaningful protection against the effects of childhood trauma, and preparing families for lifelong interdependence.

Also included with your purchase are 15 cloud-based parent videos with the option to purchase over 100 more! Videos vary in length and topic with titles like: “Is it Possible to Give Our Children Unconditional Love While Also Holding Them to High Expectations? Absolutely” and “Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development” among others.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-866-8
  • Product Code: CB0080
  • Publication Date: October 2, 2014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 330
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Advertising Disclaimer
            print           email           share