Please plan to attend this exciting free series of talks focused on children’s resilience and social-emotional wellness. Nationally acclaimed speakers will be visiting our community to share their knowledge of social and brain behavior, the emotional lives of girls and boys, how to nurture children’s confidence and resilience, and the hidden consequences of the internet. ALL lectures will be held at the Newman Elementary School Auditorium from 7:00 – 8:30pm. Speaker books will be available for purchase at each event.
Speakers & Dates:
October 9, 2014: Joseph Shrand, M.D. – Theory of Mind and Interpersonal Relationships for Children
December 4, 2014: Rachel Simmons, M.A. – Odd Girl Out: Coping with Best Friends, Worst Enemies and Everything in Between
March 4, 2015: Michael Thompson, Ph.D. – Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Lives of Boys
April 9, 2015: Robert Brooks, Ph.D. – Strategies for Nurturing Confidence and Resilience in Our Children
June 4, 2015: Jon Mattleman, M.S. – The Emotional and Hidden Consequences of the Internet
See coverage of Dr. Shrand’s lecture by The Needham Times.