Dr. James C. Dobson Jr. is Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California. He is also associated with the Division of Medical Genetics at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles.
He serves as director of the "Collaborative Study of Children Treated for Phenylketonuria," a study being conducted in sixteen major medical centers located in twelve states. Dr. Dobson is also associate director of the department of education at the American Institute of Family Relations, Los Angeles.
When Dr. Dobson writes of the needs of children, he draws not only upon his rich store of scholarship in this field, but also upon his wide experience. He has taught in the elementary, secondary, college and graduate school levels. He has also served as a school psychologist and he is currently a licensed psychologist in the State of California.
In this day when drug abuse ranks high as a problem among youth, parents and teachers will be grateful for the chapter in this book devoted to information about this great national and international peril. Dr. Dobson's experience as psychological consultant for the Federal Narcotics Symposium in Los Angeles gives validity and depth to this chapter, which is a "must" for all those who are responsible for the safety and welfare of children.
Dr. and Mrs. Dobson live in Arcadia, California, and are the parents of two children, a boy and a girl.