Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Natick High School 
15 West St
Natick, MA 01760

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Leah Parker-Moldover 
SPARK Kindness, Inc. 

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Please visit our website at SPARKKindness.org to learn more about SPARK Kindness, our work, and our other upcoming programs!

SPARK Kindness is proud to present


Raising Resilient Children in a Stress Filled World 

Thursday, October 10th
7-9pm at the Natick High School

Anxiety among children and teens is on the rise. In this presentation Dr. Robert Brooks, a leading expert on resilience, will describe specific strategies parents and other caregivers can initiate to help children manage stress effectively and become increasingly self-disciplined, caring, hopeful, and more resilient.

Lead Sponsors: SPARK Kindness, The Tobin School, Riverbend, Natick Public Schools, Patrick’s Promise, MutualOne, Natick 180, and the Natick Board of Health

 About our Presenter, Dr. Robert Brooks

Dr. Robert Brooks, a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and former Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital, has lectured nationally and internationally and written extensively about topics related to resilience, motivation, parenting, family relationships, and a positive school and work environment.  He is the author or co-author of 17 books including Raising Resilient Children; Raising a Self-Disciplined Child; and The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life.  He has received many awards for his work, most recently the 2018 Mental Health Humanitarian Award from William James College in Newton for his contributions as a clinician, educator, and author.  He has also served as a consultant to Sesame Street Parents Magazine.  Additional information about Dr. Brooks may be found on his website www.drrobertbrooks.com


Thank you to our sponsors for their support of the

"Resilient Parent, Resilient Child" Series!

ASL interpretation will be provided at this event. 

The Natick High School is an accessible building and accessible seating is available in the Natick High School auditorium. If you need other specific accommodations, please contact lparkermoldover@sparkkindness.org