Patient and Family Resource Center

The Resilient Child: A free educational program exclusively for patients, families, and friends

About this event

DATE: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Registration: 9:15 to 10 am

Program: 10 am to 3:15 pm


The Starr Center Auditorium

Mass. General Hospital

185 Cambridge St., 2nd Floor

Boston, MA 02114



Phone: 866-644-7792


This free educational program is made possible by generous support from the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation.



9:15 to 10 am



10:00-10:15 am

Welcome and Introduction:
Gene Beresin, MD, MA
George Handran, Esq, Trustee,
Sidney R. Baer Jr., Foundation

10:15-10:45 am

The Development of Resilience:
Temperament, Attachment and Self-Reflection

Gene Beresin, MD, MA

10:45-10:55 am

Questions & Answers

10:55-11:25 am

Living with Learning Disabilities
Ellen Braaten, PhD

11:25-11:35 am

Questions & Answers


11:35-12:05 pm

Jeffrey Q. Bostic, MD, EdD


12:05-12:15 pm

Questions & Answers


12:15-12:30 pm

Shared Decision Making Survey


12:30 pm -1:15 pm


1:15-1:45 pm

Building Resilience in Challenging Kids
J. Stuart Ablon, PhD


1:45-1:55 pm

Questions and Answers



Patient and Family Panel
J. Stuart Ablon, PhD


2:25-2:35 pm

Questions & Answers


2:35-3:05 pm

The Family Dinner:
Building Resilience One Meal at a Time

Anne Fishel, PhD


3:05-3:15 pm

Questions & Answers


3:15 pm

Program Adjourns