Dr. Rebecca Resnik’s  Presentations and Lectures

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

Recent Highlights

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

Maryland Psychological Association Annual State Convention Continuing Education for Psychologists (11/3/2020), Neuropsychological Assessment of Gifted/Twice Exceptional Students

The Association of Practicing Psychologists, 2 Hour Continuing Education for Psychologists Course, 11/15/2020, Neuropsychological Assessment of Language Based Learning Disabilities

Digital Innovation in Mental Health International Conference, Invited Talk, 2020 London, England

The Learning Disabilities Association of America’s National Conference

The International Conference on ADHD/CHADD National Conference

“Surviving the COVID Winter: Resilience for Teens”   Walter Johnson High School, North Bethesda Middle School, Green Acres School, Sherwood High School

The MD Edge Psychiatry Podcast with Dr. Lorenzo Norris

The Reading League National Conference, presentation “The Neuropsychology of Dyslexia” (coming Fall of 2021)

The University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium, “Executive Functioning and the Autism Spectrum”

The 2021 Smart Course ADHD Summit “ADHD and Reading Disability: Turning the Titanic with the Power of Brain Science”

Rebecca’s Conference and Keynote Presentations 

The Erik Erikson Conference at the Austen Riggs Center, 10/2019 Invited Talk, “Diagnosis: The ‘Not Good Enough’ State of the Art”

Keynote Address for the Mid Atlantic Episcopal School Association (MAESA) Annual Conference, “Everyday Resilience” 9/20

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

Keynote Address, Learning Disabilities Association State and Montgomery County County Annual Conference   4/2016

Workshop Presentation, Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology at the North American Association for Computational Linguistics (2014-2019)

Computing for Physical and Mental Health Conference at Georgetown University, Invited Talk, 11/2019

The International Conference on ADHD (2017, 2018)

The Independent Educational Consultant Association’s National Conference (IECA) 2017

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

The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (2021)

Montgomery County Association of Administrators and Principal’s Annual Conference  “Motivating Teens Through the Power of Relationships”

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)

Presentations and Podcasts

The MD Edge Psychiatry Podcast with Dr. Lorenzo Norris,

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

The 3M Thought Leaders Podcast  3/2019

Speech Kids Podcast, with Gabriele Nicolet

The Dyslexia Quest Podcast with Dr. Elisheva Schwartz 3/2019

The Testing Psychologist Podcast with Dr. Jeremy Sharp  12/2018

The Special Needs Navigator Podcast with Eric Jorgenson, episode 11, 2020

Continuing Education for Psychologists at The Thrive Center, “Brain Hacks: Improving Student Outcomes through Neuroscience”  7/2018

Presentation for the Maryland Psychological Association’s Annual Business of Practice Conference, “Growing Your Practice Through Hiring and Networking”  9/2018

“Rewiring the Brain for Reading Success” for the Pediatric Development Center Lecture Series  10/18

Invited talk at Georgetown University, Computing for Physical and Mental Health Conference  11/2018

Lecture at North Bethesda Middle School  “Suicide: Reducing Risk by Promoting Resilience”  11/2018

Auburn School’s Parent Lecture Series  “Teen Anxiety: Promoting Everyday Resilience”  12/2018

Teen Emotional Wellness Night at Blair High School  “Adolescent ADHD: What the Science Says about Surviving and Thriving”  12/2018

“Why they Do What They Do: The Science of How Children Make Decisions” for the Nysmith School for the Gifted Lecture Series  1/2018

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


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

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)

Westbook 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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