Conversations with City Breakfast Series: Don Meichenbaum
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Colin Powell School
for Civic and Global Leadership
and the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program at the City College of New York
Invite you to attend
Conversations with City Breakfast Series
Don Meichenbaum, PhD
“How to Bolster Resilience in ‘High Risk’
Children and Their Families:
Ways to Close the Inequality Gap”
Thursday, February 27, 2014
8:00 AM Breakfast - 8:45 AM Discussion
The University Club
1 West 54th Street (at 5th Avenue)
New York City
Please RSVP by February 20, 2014
firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.650.7396
Please note that the University Club requires jacket
and tie for male guests.
Donald Meichenbaum grew up in the Bronx and attended City College (1958-1962) and then went on earn a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois in Champaign in 1966. He then took a position at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada where he remained for 35 years before taking early retirement to become Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence. (Please see www.melissainstitute.org which has had over 2 million HITS worldwide this year.)
Dr. Meichenbaum is one of the founders of Cognitive behavior therapy and in a survey of clinicians reported in the American Psychologist, he was voted "one of the ten most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century." He has received many accolades, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association. He was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Miami, School of Education. He has presented in all 50 U.S, states and internationally.
He has published extensively and his most recent book, “Roadmap to Resilience” summarizes his work with returning service members (Please see www.roadmaptoresilience.org). He has also authored "Nurturing Independent Learners” in which he explores the reasons why ‘smart' children keep getting smarter and other children fall further and further behind.
His presentations are noted for the combination of scholarship, critical-mindedness and humor.
When & Where
The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership
The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is a leading center for social research and education with a particular emphasis on addressing problems that impede equity, diversity, prosperity, stability, and peace in our society and across the world. Specifically, the school:
- provides rigorous degree programs that foster leadership and public-spiritedness by integrating service, leadership training, and mentoring into the curriculum, and ensuring that students engage with real-world problems;
- maintains and supports a faculty dedicated to the highest standards of research and to the university’s democratic and public obligations, including the responsibility to disseminate research in usable forms to concerned audiences, particularly to those striving to redress injustice or disparity;
- serves as a forum for experts, policymakers, community leaders, and others dealing with the major challenges of our time in ways that dismantle traditional barriers between the academic world, proximate communities, and the broader public.