Dr. Jack Pransky, Ph.D. is founder/director of the Center for Inside-Out Understanding. He authored the books, Somebody Should Have Told Us!; Paradigm Shift; Modello: A Story of Hope for the Inner City and Beyond; Parenting from the Heart; Prevention from the Inside-Out; and co-authored the children’s picture books, What is a Thought? (A Thought is a Lot) and What is Wisdom (and Where Do I Find It)?, and the Healthy Thinking/ Feeling/Doing from the Inside-Out prevention curriculum for middle school students. Jack’s new book, Seduced by Consciousness, will be released in 2017.
Jack has worked in the field of prevention since 1968 in a wide variety of capacities and now is an international consultant in the Three Principles, and a trainer of trainers, a coach of coaches and a counselor of counselors.
In 2001 his book, Modello received the Martin Luther King Storyteller’s Award for the book best exemplifying King’s vision of “the beloved community,” and in 2004 Jack won the Vermont Prevention Pioneer’s Award.