Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • McCracken Middle School, 8000 East Prairie Road, Skokie, IL 60076

    This event is free.  If you plan to attend, please email us at pldsechicago@gmail.com, so that we can plan appropriately.

    Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education

    presents

    Learning Disabilities and Student Outcomes:  How to Decrease Risk and Enhance Resilience

    Presented by Dr. Corrie A. Goldberg, Ph.D.

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    7:00 PM

    McCracken Middle School

    8000 East Prairie Road

    Skokie, IL  60076

    Research trends have increasingly highlighted the importance of grit and resilience in developing engaged learners who are willing to experience a growth mindset.  Students with learning disabilities face additional challenges relative to their peers when navigating the school environment, making resilience even more important for these learners.  Discover some of the factors that influence risk for negative outcomes and enhance resilience for students in the face of learning disabilities.

    Learning Objectives:

    1.  Review the importance of resilience in the school environment

    2.  Learn outcome research related to students with learning disabilities

    3.  Discover factors related to risk and resilience for students with learning disabilities

    4.  Learn strategies for developing resilience in students with learning disabilities

    Dr. Corrie Goldberg, Ph.D. completed Ph.D. programs in both Clinical Psychology and School Psychology from Northern Illinois University.  She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Licensed School Psychologist with an extensive background working with individuals across the lifespan in clinical, hospital, school, residential and community mental health settings.  She provides individual therapy to clients from her private practice in Wilmette, with specialized interests in adults feeling overwhelmed by life stressors; women's issues; anxiety; trauma; and depression and other mood disorders.  She serves as adjunct faculty for the Family Institute at Northwestern University and also presents at schools, meetings, and conferences in the area.  She is a passionate lifelong learner and a parent of three children, who brings her formal training, life experiences, and ongoing education to her work.

    A Certificate of Attendance can be provided upon request.

    PLD/SE membership is required for CPDU credits.  Members will receive 1.5 CPDUs for this program.

    Disclaimer:  Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.

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Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.  

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