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Student Resiliency: The Importance of Failure
Earn 3 CE Credits
Adam Russo, Chairman & CEO of Edgewood Clinical Services, has spoken hundreds of times to organizations and school districts in Chicagoland about how to best motivate, discipline, and challenge young people to thrive in their adult life. He was a speaker at TEDx Naperville on The Importance of Failure, and wrote a book called Unwritten Rules: Real Strategies to Parent Your Child into a Successful Adult, available on iBooks and Kindle.
During his 15+ years of post-Masters experience, Adam provided clinical services to all populations in the inpatient, outpatient, and residential settings. He is skilled at connecting with young people and encouraging them to take an active role in their own treatment. Adam has worked with youth facing many difficulties, including mood instability, acting out behaviors, adjustment disorders, family conflict, symptoms of post-traumatic stress, legal issues and social withdrawal.
1. Participants will learn that the typical measures of academic success (Grades, SAT/ACT, college, etc.) are not correlated with success into adulthood.
2. Participants will learn the traits and skills that are correlated to success into adulthood for all individuals
3. Participants will discuss ways to better teach these correlated traits to their students.
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