D15 Marquardt Administration Center
9/26/2018 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and the resolution of issues such as homework, and screen-time limits, teens often act out or shut down, responding with negativity instead of receptivity. One constructive approach is for parents to guide their children to a “yes brain” mindset which will lead to desirable characteristics such as emotional regulation, resilience, personal insight, curiosity, independence, and empathy. Based on her new book (co-authored with Dan Siegel), Bryson will discuss ways to encourage positive thinking. Using her trademark warmth and humor, Bryson will discuss specific strategies for creating “yes brain” opportunities that allow our students to succeed — both now and as they grow into adulthood.