MRS001 Masterclass - How to Increase a Child’s Resilience: small changes - big improvements

What You Will Learn

  • What Resilience is
  • The concept of growth mindsets and its benefits
  • How young people can develop a growth mindset
  • How a growth mindset can improve academic success
  • How to help children develop resilience in the face of challenges


Your Instructor


Dr. Elana Wolkoff
Dr. Elana Wolkoff

Dr. Elana Wolkoff is an Associate Professor in the Department of School Psychology at William James College, Boston, United States. She is a licensed school psychologist and licensed educational psychologist. Dr. Wolkoff earned a bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College, a Master of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Doctorate in School Psychology from Northeastern University. Prior to her doctoral training, she worked as a high school special education teacher. Dr. Wolkoff has engaged in a wide range of professional roles, including: 15 years as a practicing school psychologist; Founding Member and Director of Student Support Services at a Boston area charter school; and clinical and special education consultant to K-12 schools. Dr. Wolkoff has presented at the regional, national and international levels. In addition to her passion for teaching children to self-regulate and to develop executive functioning skills, areas of research and clinical work include: developing trauma sensitive classrooms; increasing resilience for vulnerable youth; having difficult conversations, including, but not limited to those about race; and increasing educational equity.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the webinar start and finish?
This is a live webinar session. It starts at 7pm (Irish time) sharp and will last approximately 1 hour and a quarter (finish time 8:15pm)
How long do I have access to the webinar?
There will be a recording uploaded for 24hours after the live webinar.
What if I am unhappy with the webinar?
You may receive a refund for the webinar if you notify us before at last a day before it begins. However, there are strictly no refunds after this.
Is there a Certificate of Attendance?
Yes. A certificate of attendance will be e-mailed to all participants after the event.
What if I miss the webinar?
Don't worry - you will have access to a recording of the webinar for 24 hours after the live event.

This course is closed for enrollment.