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Executive Function: Brain-Based Tools & Strategies to Help Kids and Families Cope with the Unexpected
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We know that change can be hard for young people.  But what about unexpected, prolonged, uncertain-of-when-it-will-end change?

Join executive function experts Drs. Lynne Kenney and David Nowell for this compelling 90-minute training on:

  • How the stress of unexpected change impacts the brain
  • The variety of feelings kids experience in the face of change
  • Brain-based tools and strategies to help kids and adolescents refocus, reconnect, and regulate
  • And more!

This recording is a must for anyone working with young people today.  Don’t miss this opportunity to add more brain-based interventions to your clinical toolbox – purchase today!

Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., Move2Think, LLC

Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is the nation’s leading pediatric psychologist in the development of classroom cognitive-physical activity programs for students grades K-6. Dr. Kenney develops curriculum, programming, and activities to improve children’s cognition through coordinative cognitive-motor movement, executive function skill-building strategies, and social-emotional learning.

Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate in Psychology from Pepperdine.

Dr. Kenney’s books include, 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior with Rebecca Comizio (PESI, 2016), the Social-Emotional Literacy program, Bloom Your Room™ (Mrs. Beetle’s Books, 2017), Musical Thinking™ (Unhooked Books, 2016), and Bloom: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids with Wendy Young (Unhooked Books, 2015). Her professional development platform, The Kinetic Classroom, brings executive function education and cognitive-motor movement to educators and clinicians worldwide.

Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service from the inner cities of Los Angeles to national organizations such as the Neurological Health Foundation, Understood.org, HandsOn Phoenix, and Points of Light (Generation On). She values closing the education gap in poverty and enjoys working with Title I schools.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney maintains a private practice. She is an author for Unhooked Media, Better Life Media, Inc., Moving Minds and Move 2 Think, LLC. Dr. Kenney is the creator of The Kinetic Classroom. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Lynne Kenney has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 

David Nowell, Ph.D., Clinical Neuropsychologist

David Nowell, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist in private practice in Northborough, Massachusetts. He offers consultations to patients on an inpatient rehabilitation unit and is an adjunct instructor in neuropsychology to graduate students in the Clark University psychology program. He serves as a physician advisor with the University of Massachusetts Medical School Disability Evaluation Service where he was the former clinical director of the Learning Disability Assessment Program. Dr. Nowell writes a popular blog at Psychology Today on motivation and time management, and speaks internationally to clinicians on such topics as executive functioning, non-medication management of ADHD, and applying findings from Positive Psychology.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. David Nowell maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with Clark University, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Disability Determination Services, and Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital. He is a presenter with TATRA Training and receives compensation. Dr. Nowell receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. David Nowell is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Association, the International Neuropsychological Society, the ADHD Coaches Association (ACO), and the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).


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