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Rush University Medical Center
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Rush University Medical Center is a nonprofit, academic medical center that encompasses a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University. Rush University is home to one of the first medical co
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Clark McKown of the Rush Neurobehavioral Center in Chicago says, "It really is an under-addressed public health issue."
Another 'expert' says what a kid learns on the playground could show up in later life.
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Clark McKown, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Rush NeuroBehavioral Center.
Dr. McKown is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center.
doctoral training at the University of California, Berkeley
and completed his
pre-doctoral internship at Stanford University Medical Center's Lucille Packard Children's Hospital
and the Children's Health Council.
clinical specialties include psychological assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with social, emotional, and learning challenges, including autism-spectrum, anxiety, mood, and disruptive behavior disorders.
Reflecting a passion for understanding children's positive social connections, Dr. McKown's research
focuses on factors that influence social status among elementary-aged children.
In support of that work, Dr. McKown
has received federal and foundation grants and has published and presented his
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Rush Neurobehavioral Center
4711 Golf Road, Suite 1100
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Phone (847) 763-7957
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For additional information about Rush NeuroBehavioral Center, to set up an interview or to solicit an expert opinion, please contact Clark McKown, RNBC Executive Director, via email to Clark_McKown@rush.edu or by calling (847) 763-7957.
Executive Director: Clark McKown, PhD
Executive Director: Dr. Clark McKown, Ph.D.
A clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkley, Dr. McKown currently leads Rush NeuroBehavioral Center and serves as Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center.
The five research projects currently underway at RNBC
constitute a program of inquiry focused on the nature, assessment, and treatment of social-emotional learning impairments in childhood.
Says Dr. McKown
, "Friendship, academic success, marriage, good citizenship, life success-virtually everything parents hope for their children is influenced greatly by the child's ability to develop healthy relationships."
The research conducted under Dr. McKown's
direction is designed to understand how friendships work and children's ability to form relationships, assess their social-emotional strengths and weaknesses, and intervene to improve their social development and their chances of building better social relationships.
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