In a recent episode of Alexandra M. Harrison’s podcast series, BPSI Faculty Member, Gil Noam, discusses his new book, Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond, explaining that there is hope in new flexibility and inspiration for our children’s education after the pandemic. Click on the player below to listen.

Gil G. Noam, EdD, Dr. Habil. is a nationally recognized developmental and educational psychologist, the founder and Advisory Board Chair of the Partnerships in Education & Resilience (PEAR) Institute, director of the Institute for the Study of Resilience in Youth at McLean Hospital, and a faculty member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Harvard Medical School, McLean and Mass. General Hospitals. He is the 2016 recipient of The BPSI Arthur R. Kravitz Award for Community Action and Humanitarian Contributions whose career exemplifies how a scholar and clinician can innovate, integrate, and apply multidisciplinary knowledge in community settings to benefit and support our children.

Alexandra Murray Harrison, MD is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at the Cambridge Health Alliance, and on the Faculty of the Infant-Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program at University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Harrison has a private practice in both adult and child psychoanalysis and psychiatry. In the context of visits to orphanages in Central America and India, Dr. Harrison has developed a model for mental health professionals in developed countries to volunteer their consultation services to caregivers of children in care in developing countries in the context of a long term relationship with episodic visits and regular Skype and video contact. Her blog Supporting Child Caregivers gathers important information on parenting and education of children during the pandemic. Listen to Dr. Harrison’s other helpful tips about child development and parenting issues in her new podcast The SCC Pod.

Alexandra Harrison can be contacted by email here.

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