Monday, September 23, 2013

Second Annual Changing the Odds Conference Hosted by Salesmanship Club


The second annual Changing the Odds Conference, hosted by Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers, will take place on September 26 and 27, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion.

The esteemed lineup of speakers include:
Paul Tough, award-winning journalist and author of How Children Succeed
Carol Dweck, Stanford University Psychologist and author of Mindset
Tina Payne Bryson, co-author (with Dr. Dan Siegel) of The Whole Brain Child
... and more!

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will be the featured luncheon speaker on Thursday, Sept. 26, headlining a strong slate of speakers who will outline strategies for cultivating perseverance and resilience in children. The conference, now in its second year, is geared toward educators, mental health professionals, parents and interested community members who are committed to developing and repairing social and emotional health in children.


Who should attend?
This conference is for all educators, mental health professionals, parents and interested community members who are committed to learning about innovative ways to help kids and families achieve their full potential.
What is the focus of this conference?
Changing the Odds 2013 will emphasize the importance of grit, a “growth mindset”, healthy relationships, perseverance, and resilience in children. The conference will include keynotes discussing the latest research in the areas of neuroscience and social emotional development, as well as practical application strategies from Salesmanship Club staff.

Click here to register online today.

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