U.C.C. SPEAKERS SERIES PRESENTS: “Raising Resilient Boys”
DR. ADAM J. COX PhD
Board certified clinical psychologist & best-selling author
Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Back at UCC by popular demand!
Upper Canada College Prep School, Weston Hall
Brought to you by UCC, the PO and the PPO
Adam J. Cox, PhD is a licensed and board certified clinical psychologist, founder of the Mighty Good Kids Workshop
for Social and Emotional Development and studies the neuropsychological assessment of youth. He has been consulting and writing about the emotional and cognitive development of school-age children for over a decade, and is the author of On Purpose Before Twenty: Selected Essays (Four Corners Press 2012), No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control – The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive (Penguin/Perigee 2007) and Boys of Few Words: Raising Our Sons to Communicate and Connect (Guilford 2005). Dr. Cox will speak about how boys build resiliency and the tools they will need to get there. He will discuss how boys express their needs and methods to satisfy them. His methods have been adopted in school systems throughout Canada and the U.S. He is most concerned with the social, academic and emotional development of students.