"Yes I Can": Finding a Way & Believing in Possibilities

Learn-At-Lunch Series

In today’s complex and quickly-changing world, it is important to cultivate resilience in all aspects of our lives. Equally important is learning to develop an optimistic perspective. Practiced together, these two skill sets help us live a happier, more satisfying, less stressful and more successful life.

Wednesday, March 26, Noon - 1 p.m.
Resilience and Optimism in Our Children

This presentation is for parents and professionals working with children and families. Learn how to help children develop the cognitive and emotional skills necessary to create a balanced and integrated life. 

Presenter: Stan Katz, Ph.D., is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and the author of three self-help books. He has worked at UCLA/NPI, Antioch University, Children’s Hospital of LA, Children’s Institute International and the Maple Counseling Center of Beverly Hills where he served as Clinical Director for 15 years. 


Wednesday, April 23, Noon - 1 p.m.
Building Resilience and Optimism in Our Relationships

People search for relationships that will fulfill their dreams of happiness. Dr. Solomon will talk about how to be that perfect someone, and how to change a relationship that is struggling, into one that has hope, whether on a professional, work-related basis or on a personal level. She will also talk about the ways people can facilitate the kinds of caring, nurturing love that heals old wounds and gives people hope.

Presenter: Marion F. Solomon, Ph.D., is a senior faculty at UCLA University Extension Program, Department of Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. She is also a professor at the American Behavioral Studies Institute in Beverly Hills. She is Co-Founder of the Lifespan Learning Institute, dedicated to advanced training and application of research in individual, group and family therapy.

All sessions are from noon to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Louis Jolyon West Auditorium
Neuropsychiatric Institute Building
Room C8-183
(Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior Building)
RSVP to ext. 40245

Campus Human Resources, Staff and Faculty Counseling Center
Phone: (310) 794-0245 | Fax: (310) 794-0251