Helping children and teens to deal more effectively with challenges and stress has become even more urgent during the past few years, especially with the ramifications of COVID-19. In his presentation Dr. Brooks will describe realistic strategies that parents, educators, and other caregivers can use to help children as well as themselves to become more hopeful and resilient. Many examples will be used to illustrate these strategies.
Dr. Robert Brooks has lectured nationally and internationally to audiences of parents, educators, mental health professionals, and businesspeople on topics pertaining to motivation, resilience, family relationships, the qualities of effective leaders and executives, and balancing our personal and professional lives.
Dr. Brooks received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Clark University and did additional training at the University of Colorado Medical School. He is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and has served as Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital.
This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Walpole Public Library.