Needham Talks_SY2014-15 Parent Lecture Series Brochure

Needham Talks: 2014-2015 Needham Elementary School Parent Lecture Series

Fostering Children’s Resilience and Social-Emotional Wellness

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.  Reserve your seats today for one, two, or all four remaining lectures!  Space is limited.  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.

Questions: please contact Angeline Maughan at


Remaining Speakers & Dates:

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