Steven Feifer D.Ed will present a session entitled the Adolescent Brain: Practical Strategies for Navigating the Anxieties, Moods, and Emotions of Young People in the South Little Theater. This workshop will explore the neural architecture of emotional functioning, and discuss key brain regions responsible for the development of behavioral self-regulation skills in adolescents. Specific strategies to help students who struggle with mood disorders, emotional dysregulation, anxiety, and depression will be shared. If students are not in an emotional readiness position to learn, then they will be unsuccessful at school. Parenting strategies, and numerous treatment options will be explored.
Steven G. Feifer, DEd, ABSNP is an internationally renowned speaker and consultant in the field of learning disabilities, and has authored six books on learning and emotional disorders in children. He has also authored two tests on diagnosing learning disabilities in children and won recognition for his work as a school psychologist, and professor of school neuropsychology.
Pre -Meeting 6:30pm Columbus Day Holiday Dinner
Glenbard South Little Theater