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 2019 

01/07/2019

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

01/22/2019

Boylston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Creating a Positive School Climate," 8:15-10:00 a.m., for faculty and administrators at the Berlin-Boylston Public Schools, www.bbrsd.org

01/29/2019

Gloucester, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:00-3:00 p.m., for faculty and administrators at the Gloucester Public Schools, www.gloucesterschools.com

February 2019 

02/01/2019

Foxborough, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 12:45-2:15 p.m., for faculty and administrators at Foxborough Regional Charter School, www.foxboroughrcs.org

March 2019 

03/15/2019

Garden City, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, sponsored by Nassau County Community College, www.ncc.edu

April 2019 

04/03/2019

Wakefield, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., co-sponsored by the Wakefield Public Schools, Canterbury Children's Center, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, North Suburban Child & Family Resource Network, Wakefield Parent Partnership, Wakefield Special Education Parent Advisory Council, and Wakefield Unified Prevention Coalition, WakefieldPP@gmail.com

04/09/2019

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Strategies to Achieve a More Resilient and Meaningful Life," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for clients of Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

04/09/2019

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Strategies to Achieve a More Resilient and Meaningful Life," noon-1:30 p.m, for lawyers at Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

04/10/2019

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Strategies to Achieve a More Resilient and Meaningful Life," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for clients of Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

04/10/2019

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Strategies to Achieve a More Resilient and Meaningful Life," noon-1:30 p.m., for staff at Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

May 2019 

05/03/2019

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada,  "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote and panel discussion) 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., sponsored by the Surrey Principals and Vice Principals' Association

05/10/2019

Horsham, PA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Hope, and Resilience in Children with Special Needs," one day, sponsored by The Quaker School at Horsham, www.quakerschool.org

05/14/2019

Waltham, MA, "Strategies to Nurture a Resilient Mindset and Lifestyle," 1:00-2:00 p.m., as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series for Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI), www.brandeis.edu/bolli/

June 2019 

06/10/2019

New Orleans, LA, "Mindsets and Resilience: Building Behavior Intervention Strategies," morning, sponsored by New Orleans Public Schools and the Center for Development and Learning, www.cdl.org

06/24/2019

through 06/28/19 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," five day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, www.learningandthebrain.com (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, June 24 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 25 through Friday, June 28, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

 

July 2019 

07/08/2019

through 07/12/19 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," five day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, www.learningandthebrain.com (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, July 8, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9 through Friday, June 12, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

September 2019 

09/25/2019

Litchfield, CT, "Working with 'Resistant' Youth: Strength-Based Strategies for Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," one day, sponsored by Connecticut Junior Republic, www.ctjuniorrepublic.org

October 2019 

10/04/2019

Richmond, VA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in School-Aged Children," 8:45-11:45 a.m., sponsored by Children's Mental Health Resource Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, www.vcuhealth.org

10/04/2019

Richmond, VA, "Can We Take Care of Student if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves?" 1:30-3:30 p.m., sponsored by Children's Mental Health Resource Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, www.vcuhealth.org

10/05/2019

Richmond, VA, "Nurturing Resilience in Children: Counseling Strategies for Primary Care Medical Providers," 8:45 a.m.-noon, sponsored by Children's Mental Health Resource Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, www.vcuhealth.org

10/05/2019

Richmond, VA, "Raising Resilient Children," 1:00-3:00 p.m., sponsored by Children's Mental Health Resource Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, www.vcuhealth.org

10/18/2019

Concord, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Counselor Association, www.nhsca.wildapricot.org

10/25/2019

Redwood City, CA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," (Keynote) 9:00 a.m.-noon, at the annual conference of the Association of Educational Therapists, www.aetonline.org

10/25/2019

Redwood City, CA, "Can You Take Care of Others if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?" (Breakout Session) afternoon, at the annual conference of the Association of Educational Therapists, www.aetonline.org