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Judith R. Smith

Judith R. Smith, PhD, LCSW, is a senior clinical social worker, therapist, researcher and professor at Fordham University. She is a leader in gerontological research focusing on women’s experiences as they age. Her book, Difficult: Mothering Challenging Adult Children through Conflict and Change” Rowman & Littlefield, will be available Feb. 2022. 

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Parenting a 'Difficult Adult Child'

Parenting an adult child struggling with substance abuse disorder or mental illness can be a challenging task later in life
January 18, 2022
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