The mission of The Rankin Institute's Fletcher Forum is to increase public awareness and understanding of learning disabilities. This event is an annual presentation by a nationally recognized expert in the field of learning disabilities. It is underwritten by corporate and individual sponsors and is open to the public at no charge. The Fletcher Forum provides education and enrichment to teachers, other professionals, parents and community members.
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The Twenty-THIRD Annual Fletcher Forum
featuring Robert Brooks, Ph.D.
THURSDAY, February 10, 2022, 7:00pm
About Robert Brooks, Ph.D.
Dr. Robert Brooks is one of today’s leading speakers and authors on the themes of resilience, motivation, school climate, a positive work environment, and family relationships. During the past 40 years, Dr. Brooks has presented nationally and internationally to thousands of parents, educators, mental health professionals, and business people. His talks are filled with practical, realistic suggestions and he is renowned for the warmth and humor he uses to bring his insights and anecdotes to life.
Dr. Brooks received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Clark University and did additional training at the University of Colorado Medical School. He is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and has served as Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital. His first position at McLean Hospital was as principal of the school in the locked door unit of the child and adolescent program. He has a part-time private practice in which he sees children, adolescents, adults, and families.
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