Parenting in the Balance: When to Intervene and When Not To

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Are you exhausted from managing every assignment? From solving every conflict? From never having time to yourself? We all want our children to be happy, successful, and well-supported, but it’s hard to know how much to be involved in our children’s lives – and when to step back. This workshop will help you think about how to find the right balance for your family between giving your children the space they need to become self-reliant and still making sure that they are able to cope with the challenges of today’s world.

Dr. Yoni Schwab

Yoni Schwab, PhD, is the founding assistant head of school at the Shefa School, a Jewish day school in New York City for children with language-based learning disabilities. A clinical psychologist, Yoni earned his doctorate in clinical psychology at Rutgers University and served as the Psychologist at The Windward School and on the faculty of the Windward Teacher Training Institute. He is an Adjunct Clinical Supervisor at Ferkauf Graduate School of Yeshiva University and has had successful private clinical practices in Riverdale and Scarsdale. Yoni conducts research, consults, and lectures extensively on social-emotional learning, progressive behavior management, and raising the achievement of students with behavioral and learning challenges. He serves on the Expert Panel of, the website of Parents Magazine.