AGENDA DAY 1
Wednesday,
November 21
DAY 2
Thursday,
November 22
DAY 3
Friday,
November 23
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Morning Introductions
1ST KEYNOTE
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
Keys to Resilience: Emotionally,
Developmentally & Relationally
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
Resilience:
Why We ALL Need to Play
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D. & Martin Brokenleg, PH.D.
The Real Roots of Empathy / Strengthening Heart Knowledge
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Mid-Morning Break
2ND KEYNOTE
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
Keys to Resilience: Emotionally, Developmentally & Relationally
Martin Brokenleg, PH.D.
The Circle of Courage
Maria LeRose, M.ED.
Panel with Gordon Neufeld and Martin Brokenleg
12:00 NOON – 1:15 PM Lunch Break
AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSION
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Please Choose One Workshop to Attend
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
Q&A with Gordon, hosted by Maria LeRose
Patti Drobot, B.SC., OT, RPC
Aggression, Suicide, Adaptation & Resilience
Deborah MacNamara, PH.D.
Alpha Problems, Bullying & Resilience
Colleen Drobot, B.ED., RPC
Cultivating Resilience in a School Setting
Martin Brokenleg, PH.D.
Reaching Deeper
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
Hypersensitivity & Resilience: Special Challenges with the Autistic
and the Gifted
Martin Brokenleg, PH.D.
Culture and Helping
Darlene Denis-Friske, MA(CP), RP, (Cert)OACCPP, CYW, CYC(Cert)
Softening the Defenses
Geneviève Brabant, MSW, RSW
Resilience & Discipline
Eva de Gosztonyi, MA
Practical Applications in Schools: Safe Eruption Rooms & More
2:30 PM – 2:50 PM Mid-Afternoon Break
AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSION
2:50 PM – 4:00 PM
Tamara Strijack, M.A.
Special Challenges with Adolescents
Deborah MacNamara, PH.D.
Tempers & Tantrums in Preschoolers
Colleen Drobot, B.ED., RPC
Resilience & the Oppositional Child
B4 Patti Drobot, B.SC., OT, RPC
Supporting the Anxious Child
Martin Brokenleg, PH.D.
Discussion with Martin on Strength-Based Resilience, hosted by Maria LeRose
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
Discussion with Gordon and Neufeld Faculty on the Journey of Tears
Gordon Neufeld, PH.D.
School, Stress & Resilience: How Teachers and School Culture Can Make a Difference
Genevieve Brabant, MSW, RSW
Resilience: Special Challenges with Divorce, Adoption & Fostering
Darlene Denis-Friske, MA(CP), RP, (Cert)OACCPP, CYW, CYC(Cert)
Resilience in Motion: A Journey of Stories & Pictures
B4 Eva de Gosztonyi, MA
Resilience & the Brain