A Morgridge College of Education engagement series featuring thought leaders and impact makers who are accelerating social change in education, mental health, and public policy.

Randi Hagerman, MD
Lessons Learned and Best Practices in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: The Case for Multidisciplinary Collaborative Care

Friday, September 14th
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Join Dr. Randi Hagerman, Medical Director, UC Davis MIND Institute, Distinguished Professor, Endowed Chair in Fragile X Research, Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine for a lecture on her experience studying Fragile X syndrome.

Professor Njabulo Ndebele
Social Change Through Higher Education: Leadership and the Recovery of South Africa

Tuesday, September 18th
8:30am – 10:00am

Professor Njabulo Ndebele is Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg and Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, as well as an alum of the University of Denver. Join Dean Karen Riley as she leads a conversation about his experience using education and advocacy to affect positive change in the lives of South African citizens.

Light breakfast will be provided.

Phil Strain, PhD
Marsico Institute Annual Community Lecture

Thursday, October 11th
4:15pm – 6:30pm
KRH Commons

This lecture, featuring Dr. Phil Strain, will highlight the importance of three intervention components that are critical to achieving the best child and family outcomes, including: (1) a focus on peer-mediated intervention in the social domain; (2) provision of hundreds of learning opportunities embedded in daily routines; and (3) provision of skill-based support for adult family members during daily routines.

LYSSN: Intelligent Psychotherapy Assessment
The Future of Technology Augmented Human Interaction in Mental Health

Monday, October 15th
11:00am – 12:00pm
KRH Commons

Join three of the creators of LYSSN as they explore the future applications of machine learning technology, and how the software is currently being implemented in the MCE Counseling and Educational Services Clinic to enhance education, assessment and mental health services.

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