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 2010 

01/04/2010

Austell, GA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:00 a.m.-noon, for staff and faculty at Cobb County Schools, (770) 819-2438

01/04/2010

Austell, GA, "Effective School Leadership," 1:00-2:30 p.m., for school administrators at Cobb County Schools, (770) 819-2438

01/11/2010

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, "Working with Angry and Resistant Youth: Strategies for Fostering Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience," noon-2:00 p.m., for students at Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies, (800) 541-6682

01/11/2010

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, "Working with Angry and Resistant Youth: Strategies for Fostering Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience," 6:30-8:30 p.m, for faculty and alumni at Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies, (800) 541-6682

01/18/2010

Melvindale, MI, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty at Melvindale North Allen Park District, (313) 389-3300

01/19/2010

Wilmette, IL, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., Loyola Academy, (847) 256-1100

01/20/2010

Wilmette, IL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," noon-3:00 p.m., for the faculty at Loyola Academy, (847) 256-1100

01/25/2010

Scottsdale, AZ, "Raising Resilient Children," evening, for clients and advisors of The Grand Canyon Group, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, (480) 922-7808

01/26/2010

Paradise Valley, AZ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Students," 3:15-4:30 p.m., for faculty at Phoenix Country Day School, (602) 955-8200

01/26/2010

Paradise Valley, AZ, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., for parents at Phoenix Country Day School, (602) 955-8200

February 2010 

02/05/2010

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Hope, and Resilience in Students," one day, The River East Transcona School Division, (204) 222-9577

02/05/2010

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, "Raising a Self-Disciplined Child," 6:30-8:30 p.m., The River East Transcona School Division, (204) 222-9577

02/09/2010

Needham, MA, "Fostering Family Closeness and Respect," 7:30-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Parent Talk

02/11/2010

Richmond, VA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," evening, sponsored by Commonwealth Parenting, (804) 545-1272

02/18/2010

San Francisco, CA, "Mindsets for School Success: Nurturing Effective Educators and Resilient, Motivated Learners," (Keynote) 8:30-10:00 a.m., Winter Learning and the Brain conference sponsored by Harvard Medical School, (781) 449-4010

02/25/2010

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Youth," (Keynote) 9:00-11:45 a.m., at a conference sponsored by the Committee of Youth Officers of Ontario, http://www.coyo.on.ca

March 2010 

03/05/2010

Chicago, IL, "To Identify and Change Mindsets: The Challenge of Nurturing Resilience and Motivation in Students and Staff," one day, annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD, (301) 657-0270

03/16/2010

Winchester, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by The Creative Soul of Children, (781) 570-2043

03/18/2010

Taunton, MA, "A Strength-Based Approach for Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Motivation in Angry Youth," 1:30-3:30 p.m., for staff of the Department of Youth Services

03/18/2010

Newton, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., Temple Mishkin Tefila, (617) 332-7770

03/19/2010

Cambridge, MA, "Mindsets for School Success: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 4:00-5:00 p.m., at the 25th Annual Learning Differences Conference co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Institute for Learning and Development, Lexington, MA, (781) 861-3711

03/22/2010

Guilderland, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Learning, Motivation, and Resilience in Students," 3:00-5:00 p.m., for faculty of the Guilderland Central School District, (518) 456-2600

03/22/2010

Guilderland, NY, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., Guilderland Central School District, (518) 456-2600

03/25/2010

Tulsa, OK, "Raising a Self-Disciplined Child," 7:00-9:00 p.m., Oklahoma Family Resource Coalition, Enid, OK, (918) 231-4559

03/26/2010

Tulsa, OK, "Challenging Children/Worried Parents: Nurturing Resilient Families," (Keynote) 9:00-11:40 a.m., Family Matters Conference, Oklahoma Family Resource Coalition, Enid, OK, (918) 231-4559

April 2010 

04/07/2010

New Orleans, LA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:00-3:30 p.m., for faculty at Stuart Hall School, (504) 861-1954

04/07/2010

New Orleans, LA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., for parents at Stuart Hall School, (504) 861-1954

04/09/2010

Boston, MA, "Creating Positive Mindsets in Child Therapy: Guideposts for the Therapist," morning, as part of a two-day conference sponsored by Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance, (617) 503-8445

04/12/2010

Billings, MT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:00-11:00 a.m., repeated 12:30-3:30 p.m., Billings Public Schools, (406) 281-5075

04/15/2010

Boca Raton, FL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 2:45-4:00 p.m., at a conference about School Reform sponsored by Scholastic

04/16/2010

Miami, FL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Children," one day, sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry, Miami Children's Hospital, (305) 666-6511 ext. 2549

04/19/2010

Paramus, NJ, "Fostering Resilience: A Strength-Based Approach to Working with Angry and Unmotivated Youth," one day, Care Plus Foundation's 8th Annual Youth Mental Health Conference, (201) 986-5070

04/26/2010

New Orleans, LA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:10-9:10 a.m., Reading Institute sponsored by the Center for Development and Learning, (504) 897-2211

04/26/2010

New Orleans, LA, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Strategies to Manage Pressure and Burnout," 9:30-10:30 a.m., Reading Institute sponsored by the Center for Development and Learning, (504) 897-2211

04/28/2010

Ames, IA, "Are Seemingly Unmotivated Students Really Unmotivated?," (Keynote) 8:30-9:30 a.m., Learning Supports Team of the Iowa Department of Education, (515) 281-5294

04/28/2010

Ames, IA, "Mindsets for School Success: Effective Educators and Motivated, Resilient Students," one day, Learning Supports Team of the Iowa Department of Education

04/30/2010

Birmingham, AL, "Raising Resilient Children in the Shadow of Loss," one day, sponsored by The Amelia Center, (205) 251-3430

May 2010 

05/06/2010

Needham, MA, "The Power of Resilience," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by The Needham Coalition for Suicide Prevention, Needham Health Department, (781) 455-7523

05/11/2010

Houston, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) morning, Texas Reading First Conference, (713) 500-8253

05/14/2010

Boston, MA, "Working with Angry Youth: A Strength-Based Approach for Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," one day, sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel - Deaconess Medical Center, (617) 327-6777

05/17/2010

Bethesda, MD, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," evening, for the Eaton Vance Advisors Institute

05/21/2010

Chicago, IL, "The Challenges and Joys of Parenting," one day, for a forum of the Young Presidents Organization

05/27/2010

Plymouth, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Hope and Resilience in Our Youth," 9:00-10:30 a.m., at the Annual Prevention Summit sponsored by Communities for Alcohol- and Drug-free Youth, (603) 536-9793

June 2010 

06/09/2010

Houston, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Creating a Positive School Climate," 9:25-10:30 a.m., repeated at 10:55 a.m.-12:05 p.m., 1:30-2:40 p.m., and 2:55-4:00 p.m., for administrators in the Cypress-Fairbanks School District, (281) 897-4000

06/10/2010

Houston, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:25-10:35 a.m., repeated 10:50 a.m.-noon, and 1:25-2:35 p.m., for teachers in the Cypress-Fairbanks School District, (281) 897-4000

06/12/2010

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, "Leading a Resilient Lifestyle," 4:00-4:20 p.m., Commencement Speaker for students receiving graduate degrees at Nova Southeastern University, (954) 262-7578

06/15/2010

Orlando, FL, "The Power of Mindsets for School Success," 10:00-11:15 a.m., repeated at 1:30-2:45 p.m., at the annual three-day Model Schools Conference sponsored by the International Center for Leadership in Education, Rexford, NY, (518) 399-2776

06/15/2010

Orlando, FL, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Strategies to Manage Pressure and Burnout," 4:00-5:15 p.m., at the annual Model School Conference sponsored by the International Center for Leadership in Education, Rexford, NY, (518) 399-2776

06/22/2010

Dallas, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 10:30-11:30 a.m., Texas Reading First Conference, (512) 579-5072

06/24/2010

Boston, MA, "Overcoming Overload in Your Work and Personal Lives," noon-2:00 p.m., at a conference sponsored by the National Association of Real Estate Companies, Chicago, IL, (312) 263-1755

July 2010 

07/12/2010

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 speaking engagement from 7/12/10-7/16/10. It will occur at the same time each day through these dates.

07/22/2010

Louisville, KY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Schools," 10:45-11:45 a.m., repeated at 1:15-2:15 p.m., for the Kentucky Association of School Administrators, (502) 875-3411

07/27/2010

New Brunswick, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 9:00-10:15 a.m, presented at the Statewide Summer Literacy Conference sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Education, Offices of Language Arts Literacy Education and Reading First, Trenton, NJ, (609) 633-0294

07/27/2010

New Brunswick, NJ, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Strategies to Avoid Burnout," (Breakout Session) 10:25 a.m.-12:25 p.m. , presented at the Statewide Summer Literacy Conference sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Education, Offices of Language Arts Literacy Education and Reading First, Trenton, NJ, (609) 633-0294

August 2010 

08/06/2010

Gilbert, AZ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," repeated three times during the day, for staff and faculty at the Gilbert Public Schools, (480) 497-3300

08/09/2010

Wichita Falls, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Students," one day, sponsored by Region 9 Education Service Center for 1st through 12th grade educators, (940) 322-6928

08/10/2010

Wichita Falls, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Young Students," one day, sponsored by Region 9 Education Service Center for Head Start, Pre-kindergarten, and Kindergarten educators, (940) 322-6928

08/16/2010

Davenport, IA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:30 a.m., for elementary school faculty in the Davenport Community Schools, (563) 336-5000

08/16/2010

Davenport, IA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 12:30-2:30 p.m., for secondary school faculty in the Davenport Community Schools, (563) 336-5000

08/18/2010

Virginia Beach, VA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:00-11:45 a.m., for staff and faculty at the Virginia Beach City Public Schools, (757) 263-1368

08/19/2010

Chicago Heights, IL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:45-11:45 a.m., for SPEED, S.E.J.A. #802, (708) 481-6100

08/19/2010

Chicago Heights, IL, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Strategies to Avoid Burnout," 12:45-1:30 p.m., for SPEED, S.E.J.A. #802, (708) 481-6100

08/25/2010

Afton, WY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," morning, for faculty and staff at the Lincoln County School District #2, (307) 885-3811

08/27/2010

South Burlington, VT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:00-10:30 a.m., for staff and faculty at South Burlington School District, (802) 652-7250

08/30/2010

Akron, OH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for staff and faculty at the Akron Public Schools, (330) 761-1661

September 2010 

09/01/2010

Dover Plains, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) morning, for faculty at the Dover Union Free School District, (845) 832-4500

09/15/2010

Scottsdale, AZ, "Nurturing Resilience: A Strength-Based Approach for Working with Angry and Unmotivated Adolescents," one day, at a National Adolescent Conference sponsored by the Ben Franklin Institute, Cave Creek, AZ , (800) 643-0797

09/24/2010

Latham, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Children with Special Needs," (Keynote) 9:15-11:30 a.m., at a conference sponsored by Parent Network of the Capital Region/Wildwood Program, (518) 640-3320

09/30/2010

Town & Country, MO, "Nurturing Resilience in Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., Churchill Center & School for Learning Disabilities, (314) 997-4343

October 2010 

10/01/2010

Kirkwood, MO, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for Catholic Elementary School and Vianney High School faculty and administrators, (314) 965-4853

10/05/2010

Lincoln, NE, "Fostering Family Closeness and Respect," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by BryanLGH Medical Center, (402) 481-5324

10/06/2010

Lincoln, NE, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Angry, At-Risk Youth," one day, sponsored by BryanLGH Medical Center, (402) 481-5324

10/08/2010

Bedford, NH, "Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Children with Learning Problems," (Keynote) 8:00-10:00 a.m., at the Language, Literacy, and Learning Conference sponsored by the New Hampshire Speech/Language and Hearing Association, and the New Hampshire Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, (603) 229-7355

10/11/2010

Chester, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:30-11:00 p.m., for faculty at high schools in West Morris School District, (908) 879-6404

10/12/2010

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Learning, and Resilience in Students," one day, sponsored by the Manitoba Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), (204) 510-7271

10/19/2010

St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Youth," one day, John Howard Society of Niagara, (905) 682-2657

10/21/2010

Rochester, NY, "Raising Resilient Children," 6:30-8:30 p.m., sponsored by The Norman Howard School, (518) 334-8010

10/22/2010

Rochester, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Learning, and Resilience in Students who Struggle with Learning," one day, for faculty at The Norman Howard School, (518) 334-8010

10/26/2010

Indianapolis, IN, "Nurturing Resilience in Children and Adolescents," Dinner Speech, sponsored by Park Tudor School, (317) 415-2700

10/26/2010

Indianapolis, IN, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for parents at Park Tudor School, (317) 415-2700

10/26/2010

Indianapolis, IN, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 3:30-5:00 p.m., for parents and faculty at Park Tudor School, (317) 415-2700

10/28/2010

Wellesley, MA, "Raising Resilient Children," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the Upham Elementary School PTO, (781) 489-5757

November 2010 

11/04/2010

Columbus, OH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Learning, and Resilience in Angry, Resistant Students," one day, Ohio School Psychologists Association, (614) 414-5980

11/09/2010

New York, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 3:00-5:00 p.m., for staff and faculty at Columbia Grammar & Prep School, (212) 749-6200

11/09/2010

New York, NY, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., for parents at Columbia Grammar & Prep School, (212) 749-6200

11/11/2010

Chester, VT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) morning, for faculty at the Windsor Southwest Supervisory Union, (802) 875-3365

11/11/2010

Waltham, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Students Who Struggle with Learning," 8:30-9:00 p.m., at the annual ResearchILD Benefit, Lexington, MA, (781) 861-3711

11/15/2010

Virginia Beach, VA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 6:00-8:00 p.m., for faculty at the Virginia Beach City Public Schools, (757) 263-1368

11/16/2010

Commack, NY, "Nurturing Resilience in Children and Adolescents," evening, sponsored by CHADD of Suffolk County and the Commack Special Education Parent Teacher Association, (631) 981-9270

11/18/2010

Matawan, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 4:00-5:00 p.m., for faculty at the Old Bridge Township Public Schools, (732) 290-3900

11/18/2010

Matawan, NJ, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., Old Bridge Township Public Schools, (732) 290-3900

December 2010 

12/00/2010

Talks have yet to be scheduled for this month.

SPEAKING SCHEDULE ARCHIVE