Thursday, October 16, 2014

Join the Burlington PAC at Their Next Event

Thursday, October 23rd from 7:00-9:00 PM at the MSMS Library.

Presented by Joel M. Ristuccia, a certified School Psychologist with over twenty-five years experience working in the public schools. Over the last twenty years he has developed and worked in programs for students at risk for failure due to social/emotional disabilities and continues to assist schools and school districts in addressing the needs of these students. Mr. Ristuccia has served as a consultant on the impact of trauma on student learning to the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI) and is a co-author of “Helping Traumatized Children Learn”, volumes 1 and 2.   Additionally he has consulted to the Department of School Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, presented program model research findings at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), presented for the Departments of Education in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Washington as well as the University of Wisconsin on topics related to the impact of social/emotional issues on learning.

Mr. Ristuccia is an Adjunct Professor at Lesley University teaching courses in developing school wide, classroom and individual interventions to address the needs of students with social/emotional disabilities. Mr. Ristuccia holds an Ed.M. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Yale University.
Come hear Joel talk about Anxiety in students k-12, why it happens, and what you can do about it. 
For more information please contact the Burlinton PAC at

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