• Inspiring!
    -Parent, The McLean School's Cecily's Advocacy Day
  • Excellent speaker!
    -Psychologist Participant, Continuing Education Course
  • Thank you so much!! You were fantastic . . . great presentation.
    -Director, Independent School, Potomac
  • The evaluations said it all, parents were thrilled . . .
    -Advanced Academic Resource Teacher, Independent School
  • Your presentation on children's learning styles at our January PTA meeting was very informative and helpful to parents. As you could tell, we had a huge turnout!
    - PTA president, Bradley Hills Elementary School
  • Thanks so much for the presentation . . . it was perfect and seemed very well received
    -PTA president, Bethesda
  • Thank you for a wonderful presentation! . . . We should absolutely have you come back.
    -Continuing education organizer, Rockville

Dr. Rebecca Resnik’s  Presentations and Lectures

Presentations and Continuing Education for international, national, state, and local events. 

Coming Soon!

Presentation at South By Southwest 2020, March 2020, Austin Texas (postponed due to COVID outbreak)

Digital Innovation in Mental Health, Presentation and Panel Discussion, 08/05, 08/06/2020 London, England

The Reading League National Conference (postponed to 2021 due to COVID)

Maryland Psychological Association Annual State Convention Continuing Education for Psychologists (Fall 2020), Neuropsychological Assessment of Gifted/Twice Exceptional Students

Decoding Dyslexia DC, Webinar Presentation, “Resilience for Children with Learning Differences” 04/07/2020

Maryland Psychological Association “Reopening Your Practice During COVID”, Webinar Presentation, 07/01/2020

3 hr Continuing Education Presentation for Psychologists, Alvord Baker and Associates, 10/11/2019

2 hr Continuing Education Presentation for the Association of Practicing Psychologists, 3/15/2020

Interview Webinar about Psychological Testing with Eric Jorgenson, Disability Expert

2019/20 Professional Training for Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, the Bullis School and the Holy Trinity School

ADHD Panel webinar for Candace Sahm, Positive Learning Experiences, 7/22/20

Rebecca’s Conference Presentations 

The Erik Erikson Conference at the Austen Riggs Center, Invited Talk

Workshop Presentation at the North American Association for Computational Linguistics

Computing for Physical and Mental Health Conference at Georgetown University, Invited Talk

The Learning Disabilities Association of America’s National Conference (2017, 2018)

The International Conference on ADHD

The Independent Educational Consultant Association’s National Conference

Maryland Psychological Association’s Annual State Conference, 6 hour Continuing Education Course (Nov. 2017), 3 hour Continuing Education Course Fall 2020

Montgomery County Association of Administrators and Principal’s Annual Conference

International Association for Computational Linguistics Annual Conference’s Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology Workshop (2016, 2017,2018, 2019)

CHADD of Northern Virginia and DC Annual Conference (October 2018, October 2019)

Recent Presentations

University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium Podcast Transition Planning for Neuroodiverse Students

March, 2019  The 3M Thought Leaders Podcast

March, 2019 The Dyslexia Quest Podcast with Dr. Elisheva Schwartz

December 2018 The Testing Psychologist Podcast with Dr. Jeremy Sharp

July 27th, 2018 Continuing Education for Psychologists at The Thrive Center, “Brain Hacks: Improving Student Outcomes through Neuroscience”

Sept. 21, 2018  Presentation for the Maryland Psychological Association’s Annual Business of Practice Conference, “Growing Your Practice Through Hiring and Networking”

Sept. 28th, 2018 Invited Talk at the Austen Riggs Hospital for the Computational Psychiatry and the Cognitive Science of Representation Conference, Stockbridge MA

October 11th, 2018, “Rewiring the Brain for Reading Success” for the Pediatric Development Center Lecture Series

October 31st 2018 The Testing Psychologist Podcast  “Thriving as a Fee for Service Practice”

November 9th, 2018 Invited talk at Georgetown University, Computing for Physical and Mental Health Conference

November 13th, 2018  Lecture at North Bethesda Middle School  “Suicide: Reducing Risk by Promoting Resilience”

December 6th, 2018  Auburn School’s Parent Lecture Series  “Teen Anxiety: Promoting Everyday Resilience”

December 11th, 2018  Teen Emotional Wellness Night at Blair High School  “Adolescent ADHD: What the Science Says about Surviving and Thriving”

January 25th, 2018  “Why they Do What They Do: The Science of How Children Make Decisions” for the Nysmith School for the Gifted Lecture Series

Check out a video, listen to a podcast, or scroll down for the more extensive list of presentations . . .

Listen to Dr. Resnik discuss Resilience, on “The Child Repair Guide with Dr. Steve Silvestro”

Everyday Resilience: Coping, Grit, and Mindfulness


Rebecca’s Lectures/Presentations/Continuing Education 

Learning Disabilities Association National Conference, February 2018, Atlanta Georgia

The Emotional Learning Brain: Lessons from Affective Neuroscience

International Conference on ADHD, November 2017, Atlanta Georgia

The Emotional Learning Brain: Executive Functioning from an Affective Neuroscience Perspective (CE for professionals)

Cracking the Code: Translating Neuropsychological Test Data into Outcomes  (CE for professionals)

Independent Education Consultant Association’s National Conference, November 2017,  Washington DC

Cracking the Code: Interpreting Neuropsychological Assessments

Tension Tamers: Strategies for Success with Anxious Students and Anxious Families,  with Mr. Peter Braverman of ARC Consulting Inc.

Maryland Psychological Association Annual State Convention, September 2017

6 hour continuing education course for psychologists, Dr. Rebecca Resnik and Dr. R. Patrick Savage present “Neuropsychological Interpretation of Achievement Tests: The Search for Convergent Validity”

Fusion Academy, Washington DC Campus, 2 hour CE for Professionals

The Emotional Learning Brain: Executive Functioning from an Affective Neuroscience Perspective (2 hours professional CE)

National Conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, February 2017

Unlocking Potential: Powerful Tools from Neuroscience and Psychology

Psychological Assessment for Powerful Advocacy: Writing Reports that Work!

Montgomery County Administrators Association Annual Leadership Conference, June 2017

Motivating Teenagers through the Power of Connection

North Bethesda Middle School, January 2018

Surviving Anxiety: Protecting our Teens in an Age of Distress

Harbour School of Annapolis, Teacher Training  January 2018

Professional Training for Harbour School faculty  “Unlocking Potential: Lessons from Affective Neuroscience”

Lab School Lecture Series: Why do Kids Do What They Do? The Science of How Kids Make Decisions

The Lab School of Washington Lecture Series, December 2016

Executive Functioning in the Developing Brain: The Keys to Success

Presented for the 2016 Cecily’s Advocacy Day Conference, McLean School of Maryland

Executive Functioning in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Building on Strengths

University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium (UMARC), October 8th 2016

Unlocking Potential: Powerful Tools from Psychology and Neuroscience 

Diamonds in the Rough Special Education Conference, September 2016

Choice Hotels International Corporate Training, June 2017

Diversity in the Workplace “Hidden Disabilities” and Disclosure

Transmissions from the Black Box: How Human Emotion Impacts Language, Cognition, and Behavior

Invited Talk at the Johns Hopkins University, August 2016

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Coping, Grit, and Mindfulness: The Keys to Learning

Teacher Training for the faculty of the Auburn School’s Silver Spring Campus (April, 2016)

Leadership Training for MCPS Middle School Administrators, hosted by Faquhar Middle School (May, 2016)

Psychological Assessment: The ‘Not Good Enough’ State of the Art

Veterans Affairs Suicide Prevention Innovations Conference (VASPI), 2016

Grit and the Growth Mindset

Charles E Smith Jewish Day School (Jan. 2018)

Norwood School Parent Education Series (Nov. 2016)

Bishop Macnamara High School Lecture Series (March 2017)

Faquhar Middle School PTA (April 2017)

Westrbook Elementary School PTA (March 2017)

Sparking Teen Motivation

Nora School Lecture Series, (Nov. 2016)

Montgomery County Administrator’s Association Leadership Conference (June 2017)

IQ Testing for Admissions, What Parents Need to Know

Harbor School, (Oct. 2016)

Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment Panel, Lowell School (Jan. 2015)

Diamonds in the Rough Annual Conference, Weinfeld Education Group (Sept. 2015)

Executive Functioning and Emotional Well-Being: The Science behind the Brain-Body Connection

Learning Disabilities of Montgomery County Annual Conference (LDA), (Oct. 2015)

Understand Neuropsychological Testing

Partnership for Extraordinary Minds Lecture Series (Oct. 2015)

 The Ethics of Assessment

Maryland Psychological Association’s Annual State Conference Continuing Education Course, Presented with Dr. Linda McGhee, Licensed Psychologist (Oct. 2015)

Divorce and Families of Children with Intellectual Disabilities

The National ARC (Jan. 2016)

 Adolescents and Their Journey (or “What to expect when you’re expecting a teenager”)

Presented for the Jewish Youth Directors Association National Conference (June, 2015)

Presented for Tilden Middle School PTA (2015)

Learning Disabilities and Inclusion

The Lowell School (Feb. 2016)

The WISC 5

Presented for the faculty of the Washington International School (2015)

Presented for the law firm of Michael J. Eig and Associates (2015)

Presented for faculty of Holy Redeemer School (March, 2015)

Everyday Resilience: Coping, Grit, and Mindfulness

Presented at Bradley Hills Elementary School PTA meeting

Presented for the McLean School of Maryland’s Parent Education Series

Presented for the Rock Creek Forrest Elementary School PTA

The Science of Motivation: Helping our Children learn to Motivate Themselves

The McLean School of Maryland’s Cecily’s Advocacy Day, 2014

Emotion and Executive Functioning
The Lab School of Washington Lecture Series

The Strategy Deficient Learner

Staff training presented for the Educational Connections professional development conference, January 2015 (1 hour staff development training) and reprised for Educational Connections March 2015 (2 hour staff development training)

Advocacy in the Schools: Turning Clinical Data into Results for your Patients

3 hour continuing education course presented for psychologists at Alvord Baker and Associates

1 hour continuing education course presented for psychologists at the Maryland Psychological Association

1 hour continuing education webinar presented for psychologists at the Maryland Psychological Association

Understanding Neuropsychological Test Reports
Staff training at the Diener School, Potomac MD

Metaphor in Clinical Psychology
International Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Workshop: Metaphor in Computational Linguistics, 2014

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
Guest lecture, Montgomery County Community College

Managing Difficult Clients
The Power Conference for Women in Business (August, 28 2014)

Helping our Children Manage Stress and Anxiety
Presented for the Wyngate Elementary school PTA

Knowing your Child’s Mind: Understanding your Child’s Learning Style
Presented at Bradley Hills Elementary School PTA

Teasing, Bullying, and Exclusion: Protecting our Children from Each Other
Presented at Lakelands Park Middle School PTA

Presented at Fields Road Elementary School PTA

Special Education Advocacy: Getting What Your Child Needs to Succeed
Presented for HEALinc Parent and Teacher Education Series

Executive Functioning and Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presented for Extraordinary Minds of Montgomery County (XMinds)

Cognitive and Emotional Changes in Adolescence
Presented at GEMS Conference, Chesterbrook Academy

Executive Functioning: Unlocking the Power of Your Child’s Mind
Presented at Wyngate Elementary School PTA

Red Flags for Learning and Attentional Disabilities
Teacher training at the Green Hedges School

Managing Challenging Behavior: Evidence Based Practices
Staff training for Social Workers serving children in the foster care system

Licensing Laws for Maryland Psychologists
Continuing Education for Psychologists the faculty of The George Washington University Department of Professional Psychology

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