Speaking Schedule

Dr. Brooks addresses essential themes in his presentations, including strategies for nurturing confidence and resilience in ourselves, our children, and in others; balancing our personal and professional lives; managing stress more effectively; creating positive work and school environments; and enriching family relationships.  His emphasis is on identifying and reinforcing the strengths or “islands of competence” in ourselves and others so that we may all lead more meaningful, successful lives.

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January 2018 

01/04/2018

Miami, FL, "Nurturing Resilience and Leading a Meaningful Life," 11:00-11:50 a.m., at the Eaton Vance National Sales Meeting

01/08/2018

Cambridge, MA, "The Application of a Strength-Based School Consultation Approach," 9:00-10:00 a.m., at a seminar for Child Psychiatry Fellows at the Cambridge Health Alliance School Consultation Program

01/09/2018

Newton, MA, "Raising Resilient Children," 9:30-11:30 a.m., as part of the Parenting with Purpose series, sponsored by Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, www.jgateways.org/events/parentingwithpurpose

01/16/2018

Cambridge, MA, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Developing Resilience in Ourselves and Others," 10:00 a.m.-noon, sponsored by the Division of Student Life, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (617) 258-0779

February 2018 

02/12/2018

through 02/16/2018 Naples, FL, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

02/22/2018

Needham, MA, "Reflections on Mortality: Insights into Meaningful Living," noon-1:30 p.m., sponsored by Wingate Residences, (781) 455-9080

March 2018 

03/01/2018

Downey, CA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," (Keynote) (afternoon), at the 2nd Special Education Symposium of the Los Angeles County Office of Education, www.lacoe.edu

03/06/2018

Needham, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Children and Teens," 7:30-9:00 p.m.; the presentation is being offered with Dr. Suzanne Brooks as part of a number of programs sponsored by Temple Beth Shalom during Disability and Inclusion Month, (781) 444-0077

03/14/2018

Millburn, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:30-3:30 p.m., for faculty and administrators at Millburn Public Schools, (973) 376-3600

03/14/2018

Millburn, NJ, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-8:30 p.m., sponsored by the Millburn Public Schools, (973) 376-3600

03/16/2018

Cambridge, MA, "Executive Function and Social-Emotional Learning: How Does this Impact on Engagement in the Classroom?" (Panel Discussion) 8:30-9:45 a.m., as part of the two-day 33rd Annual Learning Differences Conference co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Research Institute for Learning and Development, www.researchild.org/events/ldc33/

03/17/2018

Cambridge, MA, "The Importance of Strategies: But Strategies for What?" (Keynote) 1:15-2:15 p.m., as part of the two-day 33rd Annual Learning Differences Conference co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Research Institute for Learning and Development, www.researchild.org/events/ldc33/

03/20/2018

Hartford, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Individuals with Disabilities," afternoon, sponsored by Oak Hill, www.oakhillct.org

03/21/2018

Hartford, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:30-10:00 a.m., at the Annual Professional Development Conference of the Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities (CAPSEF), www.capsef.org

03/21/2018

Hartford, CT, "Can You Take Care of Students if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?" (Breakout Session) offered twice from 10:30 a.m.-noon and 1:00-2:30 p.m., at the Annual Professional Development Conference of the Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities (CAPSEF), www.capsef.org

03/27/2018

Newton, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 2:45-4:00 p.m., for staff at Dearborn Academy, (781) 641-5992

03/27/2018

Newton, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Teens," 5:00-6:15 p.m., for parents and caregivers of students at Dearborn Academy, (781) 641-5992

April 2018 

04/04/2018

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Manchester Essex Regional School District, (978) 526-4919

04/18/2018

South Bend, IN, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies to Nurture Hope and Resilience," 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., sponsored by Oaklawn, (574) 533-1234

04/19/2018

South Bend, IN, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies to Nurture Hope and Resilience," 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., sponsored by Oaklawn, (574) 533-1234

04/21/2018

New York, NY, "Nurturing Positive Emotions, Purpose, and Resilience in Students: An Antidote to Stress," (Keynote) 9:10-10:05 a.m., as part of a three-day conference about "Educating Mindful Minds," sponsored by the Mindful Education Lab at New York University, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, and Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-362/Educating-Mindful-Minds/

04/27/2018

Stamford, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:00-3:00 p.m., for faculty and administrators at King School, www.kingschool.org

04/30/2018

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 2:30-4:30 p.m., for faculty and administrators at Ashbury College, www.ashbury.ca

04/30/2018

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Ashbury College, www.ashbury.ca

May 2018 

05/07/2018

Framingham, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Young Children," (Keynote) 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the Massachusetts Early Intervention Consortium Conference, www.meiconsortium.org

05/07/2018

Framingham, MA, "Can You Take Care of Children if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?," (Breakout Session) 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., at the Massachusetts Early Intervention Consortium Conference, www.meiconsortium.org

05/10/2018

Harrisburg, PA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Caring, and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:45-9:45 a.m., at a conference sponsored by the Center for Schools and Communities, www.center-school.org

05/10/2018

Harrisburg, PA, "Can We Take Care of Students if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves?" (Breakout Session) 10:15-11:45 a.m., at a conference sponsored by the Center for Schools and Communities, www.center-school.org

05/28/2018

through 06/1/2018 Galway, Ireland, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

June 2018 

06/08/2018

Coral Gables, FL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Our Clients and Ourselves," one day, Distinguished Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Miami Counseling Center and the Florida Psychological Association, (305) 284-5511

06/11/2018

through 06/13/18 Norman, OK, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," three day workshop sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing at the University of Oklahoma under the auspices of Learning & the Brain, www.ou.edu/flourish.  The schedule is Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 8:30 -11:30 a.m.

06/15/2018

Piscataway, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in the School Setting," one day, for administrators at the Piscataway School District, (732) 572-2289

06/25/2018

through 06/29/18 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," five day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-355/The-Power-of-Mindsets/ (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, June 25, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 29, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

July 2018 

07/02/2018

through 07/6/2018 Eastham, Cape Cod, MA, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

07/09/2018

through 07/13/18 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," five day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-355/The-Power-of-Mindsets/ (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, July 9, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

August 2018 

08/08/2018

Atlanta, GA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing a Resilient Lifestyle," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for staff, faculty, and administrators at Holy Innoncents' Episcopal Church, www.hies.org

08/27/2018

Norwich, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty and administrators at Norwich Free Academy, www.nfaschool.org

08/28/2018

Ayer, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Creating a Positive School Climate," (Keynote) 8:00-10:00 a.m., for faculty and administrators at the Ayer Shirley Regional School District, www.asrsd.org

September 2018 

09/26/2018

Bloomfield Hills, MI, "The Impact of Mindsets on Financial Planning," one day, for staff of Northern Financial Advisors

October 2018 

10/03/2018

Needham, MA, "Insights into Meaningful Living: Nurturing Happiness and Resilience in Our Senior Years," 1:00-2:30 p.m., sponsored by The Center at the Heights, (781) 455-7555

10/03/2018

Walpole, MA, "Lessening Stress, Nurturing Resilience: Strategies for a Modern Age," 7:30-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Friends of the Walpole Public Library, www.walpolelibraryfriends.org

10/05/2018

Hyannis, Cape Cod, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Hope and Resilience in Ourselves and Others," (Keynote) 9:00-10:30 a.m., at the 6th  Annual Behavioral Health Summit sponsored by the Behavioral Health Provider Coalition of Cape Cod & Islands, www.bhpccapecod.org

10/11/2018

Ogden, UT, "School Climate: Nurturing Resilience in Our Students and Ourselves," (Keynote) noon-4:00 p.m., at a two-day conference sponsored by the Utah School Counselor Association, www.utschoolcounselor.org/

10/19/2018

Scottsdale, AZ, "The Power of Resilience," afternoon, at the Arizona Women's Investment Symposium, private event for Morgan Stanley clients, co-sponsored by the Eaton Vance Financial Institute

10/24/2018

Cleveland Heights, OH, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., for parents at Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, (216) 321-5838

10/25/2018

Cleveland Heights, OH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty and administrators at Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, (216) 321-5838

10/31/2018

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Can We Take Care of Students if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves" (Keynote) morning, sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com

10/31/2018

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies to Nurture Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:15-4:00 p.m., sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com

November 2018 

11/03/2018

Newton, MA, "A Psychologist's Journey: Taking a Path towards Islands of Competence and Resilience," (Keynote) 8:45-10:15 a.m., at an all-day conference "Nurturing Resilience in Children and Families: A Shift from Deficits to Strengths," sponsored by William James College, www.williamjames.edu

11/06/2018

Norwich, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty and administrators at Norwich Free Academy, www.nfaschool.org

11/13/2018

Brooklyn, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Hope, and Resilience," one day, sponsored by Strategies for Optimum Success, www.rifkaschonfeldsos.com

SPEAKING SCHEDULE ARCHIVE