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Muddling and Managing: The Challenges of Life Amid COVID-19
January 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm EST
Wednesday, January 27 at 8:00PM
Together with Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School, we invite you to a special virtual event with Dr. Rona Novick, who will share tips and strategies for taking care of your mental health amid COVID-19.
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Rona Novick Bio
Rona Novick, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist, is the Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration of Yeshiva University and holds the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values. In addition, Dr. Novick serves as the Co-Educational Director of the Hidden Sparks program which provides professional development to day schools and Yeshivas.
Dr. Novick developed and served as the director of the Alliance for School Mental Health at North-Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she designed mental health, positive psychology and social emotional educational outreach for schools. With her colleagues, she authored and offered the BRAVE bully prevention program to dozens of schools across North America.
Along with scholarly publications on, bullying and trauma, special education, Jewish education, parenting, positive psychology and social emotional learning, she is the author of Helping Your Child Make Friends, and editor of the series Kids Don’t Come With Instruction Manuals. Her children’s book Mommy, Can You Stop the Rain was published by Apples and Honey Press in 2020 and is available on Amazon.com
Dr. Novick is a frequent presenter to professionals and families. She is internationally recognized for her expertise in human growth and development, social-emotional learning, spirituality, positive psychology, trauma, cognitive behavioral interventions, diverse learners, and family dynamics. Dr. Novick has the ability to share the science of psychology with all types of audiences with warmth and genuineness, making her a much sought after scholar in residence and lecturer.
Dr. Novick greatly enjoys supporting educators, families, and all who help children grow into strong, capable, caring individuals. Her blog: Life’s Tool Box can be found at www.lifestoolbox.wordpress.com