Dr. Norbert Ralph, clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, and epidemiologist. He works as a psychologist in juvenile hall in San Francisco with youth in detention and also treats juveniles who have sexually offended on an outpatient basis.
Dr. Ralph is the author of Being a Pro, a workbook for promoting prosocial skills in adolescents. In this episode, Dr. Ralph talks about:
- His interest in the neuropsychology of social reasoning development in adolescents
- The meaning of the term prosocial development, and
- The research and theoretical foundations of his workbook, Being a Pro
Listen to Norbert talk about his years of experience working with adolescents and his search for an evidence-based intervention that would be effective and practical for the average clinician to employ.
Related SSP Material: Being a Pro, The Prosocial Model for Problem Solving, by Norbert Ralph, PhD, a workbook for building pro-social problem solving skills in justice-system involved teens, that is written in plain language with content designed to engage today’s youths.