Annual Educational Summit

October 19, 2018
8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Students Under Stress: Understanding Adolescents and Cultivating their Wellbeing

Please register by October 10, 2018.

Every October, The Resilience Project hosts an annual summit for school personnel and community partners to learn from one another about specific school innovations, best practices and future directions. The Summit is an opportunity for education, networking and advocacy for needed system-wide changes to support and improve student well-being.

Welcome:
Elizabeth Booma, MD, Acting Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

8:45 am
Keeping the Mental Health Dialogue Open
Trenni Kusnierek, Sports Anchor and Reporter, NBC Sports Boston

9:45 am
Refreshments and Networking

10:00 am
Born to be Wild: Why Adolescents Take Risks and How to Keep Them Safe
Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, Vice Chair for Education, New York University Child Study Center, and Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine

11:00 am
The Science of Happiness: How to Cultivate Wellbeing in Adolescents
Alan D. Schlechter, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University Langone Medical Center, and Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Services, Bellevue Hospital Center

12:00 pm
Lunch

12:30 pm
Panel Discussion
Facilitator: Richard Ginsburg, PhD, Co-Director of the Parents Program, NWH Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Panelists: Nicole Danforth, MD, Director of Outpatient Programs, NWH Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Allen Schlechter, MD
Jess Shatkin, MD

1:15 pm
Concluding Remarks
Elizabeth Booma, MD

Please click here to read bios of our Speakers and Panelists.

Light breakfast and lunch provided. Complementary parking vouchers for MBTA Woodland station are available with free shuttle to hospital. Paid parking is also available in the NWH patient visitor garage on the main campus.

Directions:
From the East entrance, follow signs for Imaging/Lab. Continue to follow hospital hallway (you will eventually pass Imaging/Lab). At the very end of the hallway you will see a large sign for the South elevators. Take the elevators to the second floor. Take a left off the elevator and pass the cafeteria. You will see the Bowles Conference Center.

From the West entrance, take a right after the concierge desk. Go to the end of the hallway and take a right. You will see a large sign for the South elevators. Take the elevators to the second floor. Take a left off the elevator and pass the cafeteria. You will see the Bowles Conference Center.

CEUs (Continuing Education Units) offered: Nursing and Social Work

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Funded by The Manton Foundation