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 2012 

01/11/2012

Oaklyn, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Creating a Positive School Climate," 1:00-3:15 p.m., Oaklyn Public Schools, (856) 858-0335

01/17/2012

Maynard, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for pre-K through 8th grade faculty in the Maynard Public Schools, (978) 897-2222

01/18/2012

Rockford, IL, "Effective Leadership: Mindsets for School Success," 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for school administrators at Rockford School District, (815) 966-3000

01/26/2012

Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Creating a Positive School Climate," 9:15-10:15 a.m., sponsored by the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, (617) 482-8686

01/30/2012

Sicklerville, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:00 a.m., repeated 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m, for educators at the Gloucester Township Public Schools, (856) 227-1400

01/31/2012

Bedford Corners, NY, "Raising a Resilient, Self-Disciplined Child," 7:30-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the Byram Hills PTSA, education@bhptsa.org

February 2012 

02/01/2012

Needham, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 6:00-8:00 p.m, for educators at Temple Beth Shalom, (781) 444-0077

02/08/2012

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 4:00-5:15 p.m., conference sponsored by Scholastic

02/15/2012

New York, NY, "Raising Resilient Children," luncheon speaker, Early Childhood Development Center, (212) 360-7874

02/20/2012

through 2/24/2012, Marco Island, 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.

02/28/2012

Newton, MA, "Raising Resilient Children," 7:00-8:30 p.m., for parents at the Longfellow Preschool, (617) 928-4530

March 2012 

03/03/2012

Houston, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Children," (Keynote) 8:15-11:15 a.m., at a conference sponsored by The Houston Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, (832) 282-7154

03/06/2012

Short Hills, NJ, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by The Montessori Children’s Academy, (973) 258-1400

03/07/2012

New York, NY, "Raising Stress Hardy, Resilient Children and Adolescents in a Stress-Filled World," 6:30-8:00 p.m., Collegiate School Parents’ Association, (212) 812-8500

03/12/2012

Bismarck, MD, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:00-11:00 a.m., repeated 1:00-3:00 p.m., Bismarck Public Schools, (701) 323-4000

03/13/2012

Chicago, IL, "Nurturing Resilience in Our Youth," evening, at a dinner sponsored by the Jewish United Fund of Chicago, (312) 346-6700

03/16/2012

Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 10:30-11:45 a.m., conference sponsored by Scholastic

03/21/2012

Durham, NC, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies for Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Youngsters with Learning and Attention Problems," (Keynote) 9:00-11:00 a.m., at a conference sponsored by Success in Mind, (877) 680-8921

03/22/2012

Wayland, MA, "Raising Resilient Children," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and the JCC Early Learning Centers, (617) 558-6414 or families@jccgb.org

03/23/2012

Weston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies for Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," 7:15-9:30 a.m., sponsored by the New England Society for Applied Psychology, www.neasp.org

03/27/2012

Hingham, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (afternoon), for school professionals, sponsored by the Youth Health Connection, South Shore Hospital, (781) 794-7849

03/27/2012

Hingham, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the Youth Health Connection, South Shore Hospital, (781) 794-7849

03/29/2012

and 3/30/2012, Lancaster, PA, "Treating Angry and Difficult Children and Adolescents: Strategies to Nurture Motivation and Resilience," two-day seminar sponsored by J&K Seminars, (800) 801-5415

April 2012 

04/02/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Nurturing Resilience and Achieving Balance in Our Lives," 3:00-4:30 p.m., Invited Client Program, Blake, Cassels, & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

04/03/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Nurturing Resilience and Achieving Balance in Our Lives," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for clients of Blake, Cassels, & Graydons, LLP, (416) 863-2400

04/03/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Resilient Mindsets and Emotional Intelligence: Qualities for Success in Our Personal and Professional Lives," 12:30-2:00 p.m., for lawyers at Blake, Cassels, & Graydons, LLP, (416) 863-2400

04/13/2012

Boston, MA, "Working with Angry Youth: A Strength-Based Approach for Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," one day, Master Series sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology and the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, (617) 323-6662

04/20/2012

Wasilla, AK, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience in Children," one day, sponsored by Links Mat-Su Parent Resource Center, (907) 373-3632

04/20/2012

Wasilla, AK, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 5:00-6:30 p.m., sponsored by Links Mat-Su Parent Resource Center, (907) 373-3632

04/25/2012

Pembroke, MA, "Raising Resilient, Self-Disciplined Children," 7:00-9:00 p.m., hosted by North Pembroke Elementary School PTO, (781) 826-5115

04/27/2012

Taunton, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Ourselves and Others," one day, for staff at the South Bay Mental Health Center, Brockton, MA, (508) 580-4691

May 2012 

05/03/2012

Piedmont, CA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Piedmont Parents Network, www.piedmontparentsnetwork.org

05/04/2012

Belmont, CA, "Raising Resilient Children with Learning Differences," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for parents at Charles Armstrong School, (650) 592-7570

05/04/2012

Belmont, CA, "Nurturing Resilience in Children with Learning Differences," evening, at a dinner sponsored by Charles Armstrong School, (650) 592-7570

05/17/2012

Newton, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Youth and Their Families," 9:30-11:45 a.m., Hebrew College Jewish Education Seminar, (617) 559-8624

June 2012 

06/01/2012

Prides Crossing, MA, "Resilience in the Face of Challenges," afternoon, Commencement Speaker for students receiving high school degrees at Landmark School, (978) 236-3010

06/07/2012

Houston, TX, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:25-10:35 a.m., repeated 1:25-2:35 p.m., sponsored by Cypress Fairbanks ISD, (281) 897-4000

06/07/2012

Houston, TX, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Strategies to Avoid Pressure and Burnout," 2:50-4:00 p.m., sponsored by Cypress Fairbanks ISD, (281) 897-4000

06/16/2012

Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience and Motivation," 8:30-9:40 a.m., as part of a three-day conference Psychiatry in 2012, co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, (800) 381-4955

06/18/2012

Pembroke, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:00-10:30 a.m., for faculty at Pembroke Public Schools, (781) 829-0832

06/25/2012

Killington, VT, "The Power of Relationships: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:10-9:30 a.m., at Vermont BEST Summer Institute, sponsored by the Vermont Department of Education and the University of Vermont, http://www.uvm.edu/cdci/best

06/26/2012

through 06/29/2012, Cambridge, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," four day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, http://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-101/The-Power-of-Mindsets/Program. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Tuesday, June 26, noon-5:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, June 27 and 28, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and Friday, June 29, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

July 2012 

07/09/2012

through 07/13/2012, 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.

August 2012 

08/04/2012

Orlando, FL, "Nurturing ‘Resilient Mindsets’ in Therapy: Guideposts for the Clinician," 5:00-6:00 p.m., American Psychological Foundation’s Dr. Rosalee G. Weiss’ Lecture at the 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, (202) 336-5843

08/08/2012

Helena, MT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:00 a.m.-noon, repeated 1:00-4:00 p.m, at the Montana Instructional Institute, (406) 444-0733

08/20/2012

Kent, OH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty at Kent City Schools, (330) 676-7600

08/23/2012

Harrisburg, PA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:15-10:15 a.m., for the faculty at the Central Dauphin School District, (717) 545-4703

08/28/2012

Yakima, WA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:30 a.m., Yakima School District, (509) 573-7000

08/31/2012

Wasilla, AK, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, Mat-Su Borough School District, (907) 746-9255

September 2012 

09/06/2012

Needham, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Young Children," evening, for parents and teachers of children at the Children's Center, (781) 444-0077

09/11/2012

Columbia, MO, "Working with Angry and Resistant Youth: Strategies for Fostering Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience," one day, sponsored by Burrell Behavioral Health, (573) 777-8450

09/11/2012

Columbia, MO, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Burrell Behavioral Health, (573) 777-8450

09/19/2012

Wellesley, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Youth," 7:00-8:30 p.m., for faculty, clergy, and high school mentor students at Temple Elohim, (781) 235-8419

09/20/2012

Lynn, MA, "Nurturing Resilience and Motivation in Young Children," 6:30-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Early Learning Matters and the Lynn Public Schools, (781) 477-7220

09/24/2012

Charleston, SC, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., for parents at the Porter-Gaud School, (843) 556-3620

09/28/2012

Boston, MA, "Changing Mindsets: Strategies for Developing Motivation and Resilience," 1:00-3:30 p.m., at the Fifth Annual Coaching in Medicine and Leadership Conference, sponsored by Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, (800) 381-4955

October 2012 

10/01/2012

Ridgefield, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Youth," 3:00-4:00 p.m., for Ridgefield Public School staff and community youth leaders, co-sponsored by Project Resilience: Ridgefield, CT, Ridgefield Public Schools, and Ridgefield PTA’s, contact Dr. Carol Mahlstedt, (203) 894-1069

10/01/2012

Ridgefield, CT, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., co-sponsored by Project Resilience: Ridgefield, CT, Ridgefield Public Schools, and Ridgefield PTA’s, contact Dr. Carol Mahlstedt, (203) 894-1069

10/03/2012

Acme, MI, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, Fall Director’s Institute of the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists, http://www.masfps.org

10/05/2012

Fairhaven, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," morning, Fairhaven Public Schools, (508) 979-4000

10/09/2012

Glen Ellyn, IL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-11:30 a.m., for faculty and staff at Glen Ellyn School District 41, (630) 790-6400

10/12/2012

through 10/14/2012, Santa Fe, NM, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA, (413) 499-1489. This is a three-day seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

10/18/2012

Atlanta, GA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., co-sponsored by the Wardlaw School and the Anne and Jim Kenan Preschool of the Atlanta Speech School, (404) 233-5332

10/25/2012

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, "Working with Angry and Resistant Children and Adolescents: Strategies for Fostering Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience," one day, sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com

10/26/2012

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "Working with Angry and Resistant Children and Adolescents: Strategies for Fostering Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience," one day, sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com

November 2012 

11/02/2012

Nashville, TN, "The Power of Mindsets: Creating a Positive School Climate for Faculty and Students," (Keynote) morning, at a Leadership Academy sponsored by the International Center for Leadership in Education, Rexford, NY, (518) 399-2776

11/09/2012

Nashville, TN, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) morning, conference sponsored by Scholastic

11/12/2012

Canton, OH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Youth," (Keynote) 8:30-11:45 a.m., at an all-day conference sponsored by Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health, (330) 454-7917

11/12/2012

Canton, OH, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 6:30-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health, (330) 454-7917

11/14/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in At-Risk Students," one day, Jewish Vocational Services Toronto Annual School Psychology Conference

11/16/2012

Portland, ME, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies to Create a Positive School Climate," 10:00-11:45 a.m., sponsored by the Maine Principals Association, (207) 622-0217

11/29/2012

Raleigh, NC, "Time to Reset and Refocus: Leader and Teacher Effectiveness through Positive, Nurturing Mindsets," (Keynote) 8:45-10:30 a.m., at the North Carolina School Superintendents Association Fall Leadership Conference, (919) 828-1426

11/30/2012

Lincroft, NJ, "Working with Angry and Resistant College Students: Strategies for Fostering Motivation, Self-Discipline, and Resilience," one day, New Jersey Community College Counselors Association

December 2012 

12/04/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Fostering Family Closeness and Respect," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for clients of Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

12/04/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 12:30-2:00 p.m., for lawyers at Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

12/04/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Nurturing Resilience and Achieving Balance in Our Lives," 3:00-4:00 p.m., for administrative staff at Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

12/05/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Nurturing Resilience and Achieving Balance in Our Lives," 10:00-11:00 a.m., for administrative staff at Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

12/05/2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, "Nurturing Resilience and Achieving Balance in Our Lives," 2:00-3:00 p.m., for administrative staff at Blake, Cassels & Graydons LLP, (416) 863-2400

SPEAKING SCHEDULE ARCHIVE