What’s Right with You: Strategies for Enhancing One’s Self-confidence
This presentation will focus on identifying the positive factors of our self and how we can apply these to build relationships with others. Participants will learn about how, as a culture, we tend to hone in on our negative self-perceptions and then relate to others through this lens. This activity based workshop will invite participants to examine and develop positive self-talk and identify internal strengths for constructing the most rewarding relationships.
1. Discover common societal norms, beliefs, and values.
2. Discover effects of self-talk.
3. Discover stressors, their causes, and ways to positively impact behavior.
4. Develop affirmation techniques that will assist in building.
5. Recognize and implement the six international traits of persons of good character.
About the Presenters
Dr. Marjorie Schiering is a Professor at Molloy College, Rockville Center, N.Y. and a former elementary and middle school educator. She has lectured extensively across the United States and abroad. A Member of the Oxford Round Table, Schiering has also served on the Board of Directors for the International Brain Education Association, and she is internationally recognized for her interactive and engaging instructional techniques. She has published extensively on the topics of character education and development, cognitive and meta-cognitive skills, academic and social cognition, and brain-based education. Schiering lives by the imperatives that we are here to assist others with “no put downs and only lift ups” and “I am enough.” Dr. Schiering holds a B.S. in childhood education from The Ohio State University, a M.A. in reading from the College of New Rochelle, NY and an Ed.D in Instructional Leadership from St. John’s University, NY. Schiering lives in Rockland County, NY with her husband and two Pugs and is a proud mother and grandmother.
Dr. Amy Meyers is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Molloy College and the Director of Field Education. She has presented nationally on sibling abuse, trained staff at the Administration for Children’s Services and Department of Social Services, and presented widely at metropolitan mental health and social service agencies. She has published a series of articles on sibling abuse. She has also developed bullying workshops for both parents and children, to help families effectively strategize. Additionally, she has offered these trainings to schools and libraries. Dr. Meyers holds an MSW from Hunter College, and a PhD in Social Welfare from CUNY Graduate Center. She also is trained in psychoanalysis and has a private practice in Manhattan, NY.
- Tuesday, March 27, 2018
- 10:00am - 11:30am
- H 239
- Professional Development