Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education
Annual Dinner: Learning Disabilities and Student Outcomes: How to Decrease Risk and Enhance Resilience
Presented by Corrie Goldberg, Ph.D.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gusto Ristorante Italiano
1834 Glenview Road
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. This presentation will review the importance of resilience in the school environments as well as the outcome research related to students with learning disabilities. Attendees will discover factors related to risk and resilience and learn strategies for developing resilience in those students.
Dr. Corrie A. Goldberg, Ph.D. completed Ph.D. programs in both Clinical Psychology (Child and Adolescent Track) and in 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 therapy to children, adolescents, and adults at Light on Anxiety CBT Treatment Center in Wilmette; serves as adjunct faculty for the Family Institute at Northwestern University; and presents at schools, organizational meetings, and conferences throughout the area. Dr. Goldberg is a passionate lifelong learner and a parent of three children, who brings her formal training, life experiences, and ongoing education to her work.
6:00 Appetizers and Punch
6:30 Dinner (Choice of Entree and Dessert)
8:00 - 9:00 Speaker, Questions and Answers
Dessert: Spumoni or vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce
A Certificate of Attendance can be provided upon request.
Attendees will receive 1.0 CPDUs for this program through Northeastern Illinois University. PLD/SE membership is required for CPDU credits.
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.