Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Dr. Blackstock and Dr. Valentin are available for speaking engagements and presentations. To book Dr. Valentin or Dr. Blackstock for your upcoming event, please Contact Us. Presentations have previously been made in a wide variety of settings, including at schools, teachers colleges, professional association meetings, and conferences.  Topics of recent presentations include:

 For Parents:

  • Managing Social Media for Children
  • Cyberbullying
  • How to Parent Teenagers with Technology
  • The Art of Parenting
  • Parenting after Separation and Divorce
  • How to Improve Your Child’s Performance in School, at Home and in the Community
  • Giftedness and Mental Health
  • Youth Violence: Causes and Prevention
  • Video Games: Good or Evil?
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • Learning Disability and The Brain
  • Executive Functions and Academic Achievement

For Teachers and Other Professionals:

  • Issues in Psychotherapy with Adolescents
  • Piaget and Curriculum Development
  • Understanding Teenage Suicide
  • Coping with Child and Adolescent Depression
  • The Neuropsychology of Learning and Learning Disability
  • The Development of Math Concepts
  • Autism: Current Research and Treatment
  • Assessing, Responding To and Treating Survivors of Sexual Abuse