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The Orchid and The Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Th...

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The University of Chicago SSA

School of Social Service Administration

969 E. 60th Street

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SSA is pleased to welcome Dr. W. Thomas Boyce, the Lisa and John Pritzker Distinguished Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Health and chief of the Division of Developmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine and co-director of the Child and Brain Development Program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

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This event will be livestreamed HERE

February 20, 2019
12:00pm: Doors open, book sale, and lunch
12:30 - 1:30pm: Lecture and Q & A (1 CEU available*)
Book signing following lecture

The University of Chicago
School of Social Service Administration Lobby
969 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

About The Orchid and the Dandelion: From one of the world’s foremost researchers and pioneers of pediatric health–a book that offers hope and a pathway to success for parents, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and child development experts coping with “difficult” children, fully exploring the author’s revolutionary discovery about childhood development, parenting, and the key to helping all children find happiness and success.

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Seating is limited on a first-come, first-seated basis. Arrive early to claim your seat. If you can no longer attend, please cancel your registration on Eventbrite so that others may register (go to "View Order").

Parking on campus is typically difficult during the academic year. The closest lots are Drexel (Parking C: #19) and UChicago Medicine. Please note that we do not offer discounted or validated parking for this event.

*1 CEU available. The Professional Development Program at SSA is a state of Illinois licensed provider of continuing education for social workers, clinical psychologists, professional counselors, and marriage & family therapists. Indicate your interest in CE credit at check-in.

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact Carmella Snook, csnook@uchicago.edu or 773.702.9700 at least three days in advance of the event.

For general questions about the event, contact The Professional Development Program at pdp@ssa.uchicago.edu or 773.702.1166

This program is co-sponsored with Family Action Network (FAN)

The Family Action Network (FAN) connects parents, educators and professionals through collaborative programming that educates, inspires and positively impacts the broader community. By collaborating and sharing resources, FAN’s programs and outreach have brought speakers and programs to the community that might otherwise not be available. FAN is supported by a wide variety of educational institutions, non-profits, faith-based organizations, corporations, and foundations. Its programs are free and open to the public.

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