News & Views is a semiannual publication of Springer School and Center. The newsletter is published in the winter and summer of each year, and it features news pertaining to Springer's Board of Trustees and activities in Springer's Day School and Center.
The Springer School was pleased to host Dr. Robert Brooks as its first Annual Distinguished Speaker. Dr. Brooks is Director of Psychology Training and Community Liaison at the Hall Mercer Center for Children and Adolescents of the McLean Hospital and a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Brooks gave an inservice for faculty and staff on Monday, November 12. That evening he addressed parents and interested community members following a banquet at the Omni Netherland Hotel. His topic was "Fostering Self Esteem in Children and Adolescents: The Search for Islands of Competence."