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Teaching & Counseling the Developing Brain: The Critical Role of Executive Function
February 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
PRESENTED BY ELEAZAR CRUZ EUSEBIO, PSY.D. AND RACHEL LADYSH, MPS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 12:45PM
Children and adolescents are not just smaller adults with little to no self-regulation. There is neuropsychological data as to why their developing brains can be more challenging and elusive to teach and counsel. However, there are ways to manage and work in tandem with the remarkable developing brain. This seminar will define the term ‘Executive Function’ and how we can use this knowledge to help teach and counsel children and adolescents. The presenters will cover and review some of the current evidence-based interventions and strategies in working with children and adolescents with a focus on the developing brain.
Eleazar Cruz Eusebio, Psy.D. is an international presenter and researcher on Executive Function. His work and practice with children and adolescents spans over two decades to his time as a middle and high school interventionist and teacher of incarcerated and severely emotionally disordered children. He has written, published, and presented on topics in developmental neuropsychology, neuroeducation, neurobiology, executive function, and the developing mind and brain in education and therapy. Dr. Eusebio is an Association Professor and Department Chair of the School Psychology program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Washington, DC Campus.
Rachel Ladysh, MPS is a first year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychological Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Ms. Ladysh is invested in research on emotional regulation, severe mental illness, dialectical and rational emotive behavior therapy, and severe emotional disorders. She is currently lead researcher for the Cognitive Affective Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Lab in Washington, D.C.Click to register
- General Admission: $40
- The Chicago School Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Admission: $20
- The Chicago School Current Site Supervisor and Community Partner Admission: $20
- Student Admission: Free