Publications & Talks

PUBLICATIONS
Melrose, R. (2013). The 60 Seconds Fix: The Brain-Changing Toolkit that Stops Unwanted Habits and Starts Surprising Joy, 60 Seconds Press, Long Beach CA.

Melrose, R. (2012). Brain Charge: Sensory Awareness for Student Achievement, the K-12 Curriculum, 60 Seconds Press, Long Beach, CA.

Melrose, R. (2009). You Can Heal Your Child: A Guide for Misdiagnosed, Stressed, Traumatized, and Otherwise Misunderstood Children, 60 Seconds Press, Long Beach, CA.

Melrose, R. (2009). Hope and Healing: An Activities Book for Adults Working with School-Aged Children, 60 Seconds Press, Long Beach, CA.

Melrose, R. (2006). Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It, Rowman and Littlefield Education, Lanham, Maryland.

Melrose, R. (2006). Hope and Healing: A Guide for Parents of Traumatized Children, 60 Seconds Press, Long Beach, CA.

TALKS & PRESENTATIONS

“Melrose Healing Method: Self-Regulation Training for Healing the Effects of Stress & Trauma, Part 2,” the second 3-day instalment of the Melrose Healing Method one year training program for mental health practitioners, educators and parents, Brooklyn, NY, 2017.

“Why Waldorf Works from a Neuroscientific Perspective,” a workshop for the parents of the Sacramento Waldorf School, Sacramento, CA, 2017.

“Overcoming the Effects of Stress & Trauma of Stress & Trauma on the Brain: 60 Seconds for Success,” a one hour presentation to the middle school teachers of the Lindsey Academy, Long Beach, CA, 2017.

“The Impact of Trauma on the Brain, Learning & Behavior,” a full day of professional development to the educators of Eldorado Union High School, Eldorado Heights, CA, 2017.

“The Neurobiology of Stress & Trauma: The Implications for Education & Treatment,” a keynote speaker at the HIDC annual conference in Toronto, Canada, 2017.

“Self-Regulation, Executive Function & Cognitive Control,” a follow-up training at the New Frontiers School Board, Quebec, Canada, 2017.

“Overcome Anxiety with this Simple Sensory Tool-kit,” a keynote address for the medical practitioners of the Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Long Beach, CA, 2017.

“The Neurological Impact of Trauma: a Barrier to Learning,” a full day of professional development to the educators of Metis Beach School, Mont Joli, Canada, 2017.

“Melrose Healing Method: Self-Regulation Training for Healing the Effects of Stress & Trauma, Part 1,” the first 3-day instalment of the Melrose Healing Method one year training program for mental health practitioners, educators and parents, Brooklyn, NY, 2017.

“Self-Regulation for Student Success,” a high school student workshop at Mercer County Technical School, Princeton, NJ, 2017.

“60 Seconds in the Workplace,” a professional development workshop to the LGMA (Long Beach Management Association), Long Beach, CA, 2016.

“The Impact of Learning on the Brain, Learning and Behavior,” a workshop for Mental Health Practitioners and various Community Service Workers in the field of trauma and addiction, Long Beach, CA, 2016.

“Trauma Informed Education: It’s About Time,” an annual expert CASP Town hall panel for the community, Newport Beach, CA, 2016.

“The Neurological Impact of Trauma: A Barrier to Learning,” a full day of professional development training for California School Psychologists at the CASP Annual Conference, Newport Beach, CA, 2016.

“Simple Sensory Tools Improve Executive Function in High School & Elementary School Students,” a full day of professional development training for California School Psychologists at the CASP Annual Conference, Newport Beach, CA, 2016.

“60 Seconds, Self-Regulation & Success,” a follow up session in a series of workshops with the students and staff of Mercer County Technical Schools, Trenton, NJ, 2016.

“Self-Regulation, Executive Function & Cognitive Control: How to Get It & How to Keep It!,” 2 days of professional development training at the New Frontiers School Board, Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada, 2016.

“60 Seconds in the Workplace: How to Reduce Stress, Improve Mood and Increase Work Satisfaction,” a work based training session to Climb Real Estate, San Francisco, CA, 2016.

“Melrose Healing Method: Self-Regulation Training for Healing the Effects of Stress & Trauma, Part 3,” the third and final 3-day instalment of the Melrose Healing Method one year training program for mental health practitioners, educators and parents, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.

“Transcending Stress for More Success,” a professional development workshop to educators at Bais Chaya Mushka School for girls, Beverly Hills, CA, 2016.

“60 Seconds in Psychotherapy,” a professional development workshop to Long Beach Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), Long Beach, CA, 2016.

“How to Become a Successful Educational Consultant,” an annual coaching panel and workshop for educators, Brookfield, WI, 2016.

“60 Seconds, Self-Regulation & Success,” a follow up session in a series of workshops with the students and staff of Mercer County Technical Schools, Trenton, NJ, 2016.

“60 Seconds, Self-Regulation & Success,” a full day of professional development training for the K4 educators of First Nations students, Richibucto River Resort, New Brunswick, Canada, 2016.

“60 Seconds and Brain Charge: Leading Our Students to Self-Regulation for Success,” a follow up session in a series of workshops for the students and staff of Mercer County Technical Schools, Trenton, NJ, 2016.

“Melrose Healing Method: Self-Regulation Training for Healing the Effects of Stress & Trauma, Part 2,” the second 3-day installment of the Melrose Healing Method one year training program for mental health practitioners, educators and parents, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.

“Self-Regulation & Success for ALL Students,” a full day of professional development for the student support staff of the Lester B. Pearson School Board, Montreal, Canada, 2016.

“Parenting the High Achieving Student: Practical Interventions for Student Stress & Anxiety,” an evening seminar with the parents of students at POLY PACE High School, Long Beach, CA, 2016.

“Melrose Healing Method: Self-Regulation Training for Healing the Effects of Stress & Trauma, Part 1” the first 3-day training in the Melrose Healing Method one year training program for mental health practitioners, educators and parents, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.

“Parenting the High Achieving Student: Practical Interventions for Student Stress & Anxiety,” an evening seminar with the parents of students at Newcomb Academy, Long Beach, CA, 2016.

“Succeeding with ED Students in your Classroom,” a full day training for educators and mental health practitioners, Anaheim, CA, 2015.

“Phoenix Rising: How to Overcome the Effects of Stress & Trauma” a keynote presentation for educators at the National Conference on Resilience in Education, Las Vegas, NV, 2015.

“60 Seconds for Trauma Healing,” a follow-up with interns in the field of mental health on the use of 60 Seconds for trauma healing, Jewish Family & Children’s Service Center, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“Catch The Brainwave: 60 Seconds & Brain Charge for Self Regulation & Success,” Lester B. Pearson School Board, Dorval, Quebec, 2015.

“How to Implement Brain Charge: The K-12 Curriculum,” at Newcomb Academy, Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“Brain Charge Data Collection & Development Training,” Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“60 Seconds for Trauma Healing,” a follow-up with interns in the field of mental health on the use of 60 Seconds for trauma healing, Jewish Family & Children’s Service Center, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“The Annual Consultant Academy,” a key-note presentation at the Annual Consultant Academy, Brookfield, WI, 2015.

“Brain Charge Training at Addams Elementary School,” Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“Brain Charge Training at Newcomb Academy K-8,” Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“Increasing Your Students Working Memory” a full day training for educators, Anaheim, CA, 2015.

“60 Seconds and Brain Charge: Leading Our Students to Self-Regulation for Success,” a full day of follow up with the students and staff of Mercer County Technical Schools, Trenton, NJ, 2015.

“Handling Stress of the Common Core: Strategies for Students AND their Teachers,” a brief training on stress reduction for teachers and their students, Annual Common Core Convention, Las Vegas, NV, 2015.

“Brain Charge Implementation at Addams Elementary School,” Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach, CA, 2015.

“The 60 Seconds Fix for Parents: Learning How to Stay Calm and Have More Fun,” a free evening workshop for the parents and teachers of Maple Village Waldorf School (MVWS), Long Beach, CA, 2014.

“’60 Seconds’ and Brain Charge: Leading Our Students to Self-Regulation and Success,” a full day of professional development, as well as a full day of follow up for Eastern Townships School Board, Magog, Quebec, 2014.

“What to do When Your Interventions Don’t Work,” a full day seminar of professional development for San Diego Unified School District hosted by Hoover High School, San Diego, CA, 2014.

“The Science & Tools of Conscious Parenting,” a Free workshop open to the public, Irvine, CA, 2014.

“60 Seconds and Brain Charge: Leading Our Students to Self-Regulation and Success,” a full day of professional development, as well as a full day of follow up with the Eastern Townships School Board, Magog, Quebec, 2014.

“Self-Regulation, Focus & Success in School: A Follow-Up with ’60 Seconds’,” the more 90 minute workshops to support the student and staff of Horizon School, Dorval, Quebec, 2014.

“60 Seconds and Brain Charge: Leading Our Students to Self-Regulation for Moderation,” a full day of follow up with the students and staff of Mercer County Technical Schools, Princeton, NJ, 2014.

“Self-Regulation for Academic and Behavioral Success,” a day of professional development for the staff of the Kindergarten Initiative (Earthonomical Policy Solutions) in New Brunswick First Nation Communities, Fredericton, NB, Canada, 2014.

“Understanding and Intervening Better with the 21st Century School,” an informative and inspirational talk for parents and staff of Hebrew Academy Students, Huntington Beach, CA, 2014.

“60 Seconds for Self-Regulation and Success,” a follow-up with the educational staff of a Long Beach Charter School: New City, Long Beach, CA, 2014.

“The 60 Seconds Fix For Women in Business,” a practical and inspirational talk for the women of SKIRT, San Francisco, CA, 2014.

“How To Use The 60 Seconds Fix To Sell More Real Estate,” a practical and inspirational talk for the CLIMB Real Estate Group, San Francisco, CA, 2014.

“How To Make a Stronger Love Connection with The 60 Seconds Fix,” a live segment for AM Northwest, KATU, Portland, OR, 2014.

“Self Regulation, Focus & Success in School,” three 90 minute workshops for the students and staff of Horizon School, Dorval, Quebec, 2014.

“Practical Strategies for Self-Regulation in School,” a full day of professional development for educators at Forest Hill Secondary and Elementary Schools, Lester B. Pearson School Board, Dorval, Quebec, 2014.

“What to Do when Your Interventions Don’t Work,” a full-day seminar of professional development for the educaors at the Butler County Education Service Center, Hamilton, OH, 2014.

“What to Do when Your Interventions Don’t Work,” a full-day seminar series offered through Ideas Unlimited Seminars, Inc. for K-12 educators, New Orleans, LA; Houston, TX; Boston, MA; Minneapolis, MN, 2013.

“60 Seconds: The Toolkit that Quickly Prepares the Brain for Learning,” a full day of experiential learning with the high school students of Mercer County Technical Schools, Princeton, NJ, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for educators at the English Montreal School Board (EMSB), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for educators at the Eastern Townships School Board, Magog, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” two separate full day seminars for the professional development of teachers, administrators, and student support staff at Sir Wilfred Laurier School Board, Laval, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“An Introduction to 60 Seconds: The Toolkit that Quickly Prepares the Brain for Learning,” brief experiential learning for the psychology interns of Jewish Children & Family Services, Long Beach, CA, 2013.

“What to do When Your Interventions Don’t Work: Brain Charge!” a full day of professional development for the educators of Mercer County Technical Schools, Princeton, NJ, 2013.

“The Neuroscience Behind the High-Achieving Student: Practical Strategies to Reduce Anxiety,” a full day of professional development for teachers and student support staff at EMSB, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for teachers and student support staff at EMSB, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Coming Back to Our Senses: Why Sensory Awareness Trumps Everything Else We Teach in School,” a breakout session for The Future of Education Conference hosted by Lower Canada College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“The Benefits and Potential Pitfalls of Technology in Schools,” a keynote presentation for The Future of Education Conference hosted by Lower Canada College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“21st Century Education: Coming Back to our Senses,” a full day of professional development for the educators of Reseau Kangarou, an educational program that brings “Nurture Groups” to schools across Quebec for the better of both relationship and achievement, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“21st Century Education: Coming Back to our Senses,” a full day of professional development for the educators of Madison Local School District, Middleton, OH, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for teachers and student support staff of Leonardo Da Vinci Elementary School and Parkdale Elementary School, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Coming Back to Our Senses: Why Sensory Awareness Trumps Everything Else We Teach in School,” a workshop for the Emergent Learner Conference: Confluence & Connectivity, Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada, 2013.

“What To Do When Your Interventions Don’t Work,” a full-day seminar series for educators in Houston, TX; New Orleans, LA; Tarrytown, NY; Detroit, MI; Anaheim, CA; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Wichita, KS; Dallas, TX; Milwaukee, WI; Chicago, IL, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for teachers and student support staff at St. Monica School, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Brain Charge: the K-12 Curriculum in Action,” a half day of consultation with the staff and students of both Focus High School (a.m.) and Macdonald High School (p.m.), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for teachers and student support staff of six elementary schools in EMSB, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2013.

“Brain Charge: the K-12 Curriculum in Action,” a full day of professional development for teachers and student support staff at Fair View High School, Chico, CA, 2013.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full day of professional development for educators working in alternative schools at the English Montreal School Board (EMSB), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2012.

“Brain Charge: The K-12 Curriculum in Action,” a full day of consultation for the educators of Focus High School, an alternative educational setting for struggling students in the EMSB, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2012.

“Helping Students Under Stress: Eliminate Bullying & Re-Engage its Victims” a full-day seminar series for educators in Oklahoma City, OK; Anaheim, CA; Sacramento, CA, 2012.

“Practical Strategies on How to Implement Self-Regulation in Schools,” a full-day seminar for pre-K through high school educators at the EMSB, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2012.

“Parents, Take a Breath! Your Children are Perfectly Fine” a talk for parents at the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2012.

“21st Century Education: Coming Back to Our Senses,” a keynote address for the elementary and high school educators of BJEC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2012.

“Succeeding with the Angry & the Apathetic: Simple Strategies that Work,” a full-day of professional development for the educators at Chaffey Joint Union High School District, Ontario, CA, 2012.

“Succeeding with the Angry & the Apathetic: Simple Strategies that Work,” a full-day of professional development for educators and mental health practitioners, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2012.

“Succeeding with Angry Students: Simple RTI Interventions that Work!” a full-day seminar series for educators in Orlando, FL; Lexington, KY; Cincinnati, OH; San Antonio, TX; Houston, TX; Pasadena, CA, 2012.

“Intervention for Childhood Stress & Trauma: Simple Strategies for Classrooms and Beyond,” a full-day of professional development for educators and mental health practitioners, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2012.

“Succeeding with the Angry & the Apathetic: Simple RTI Interventions that Work,” a full-day of professional development for the staff of Denn John Middle School, Kissimmee, FL, 2012.

“21st Century Education: Coming Back to Our Senses,” a free, open talk for all interested parents and educators at Maple Village School, a Waldorf-Inspired School, Long Beach, CA, 2012.

“Using Research to Ensure Safe Schools,” the keynote address (followed by a breakout session) for health educators at the School Health Educator Institute, Albuquerque, NM, 2012.

“Succeeding with the Angry & the Apathetic: Simple RTI Interventions that Work,” a full-day professional development training for John Muir Elementary School, Portage School District, Portage, WI, 2012.

“Parenting in ‘The Zone:’ Overcoming the Effects of Stress so We can All Succeed,” a parenting talk for the parents of students of the Portage School District, Portage, WI, 2012.

“Succeeding with the Angry & the Apathetic: Simple RTI Interventions that Work,” a full-day training of the staff of Horizon School/Summit High School, LaQuinta, CA, 2012.

“Succeeding with the Angry & the Apathetic: Simple Behavioral Interventions that Work,” a full-day professional development/continuing education course for educators and mental health practitioners, Culver City, CA, 2011.

“When Teachers Love to Teach, Students Love to Learn: Understanding the Relationship between Stress and Student Achievement,” a full-day training for the staff of Nicolas Junior High School, Fullerton, CA, 2011.

“Succeeding with Angry Students: Simple RTI Interventions that Work!” a full-day seminar series for educators in Madison, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Rochester, NY; Albany, NY; Raleigh, NC; Columbia, SC; Phoenix, AZ; Chicago, IL; and, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.

“Bottom-Up and Top-Down Perspectives on Trauma: Intervening Successfully with School-Aged Children,” a half-day training for mental health practitioners hosted by the Los Angeles Child Guidance Center at the California Endowment, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.

“Kids Who Love to Learn: The Importance of Understanding their Hearts, Minds, and Brains,” a community outreach event for parents, teachers, and concerned citizens hosted by Maple Village School, Long Beach, CA, 2011.

“Consultation on Implementation of Sensory Awareness for Student Achievement,” a 2-day follow-up consultation with the staff of Wildwood Environmental & Learning Academy, Toledo, OH, 2011.

“Follow-Up on Capturing Kids’ Brains: The Key to Motivating Students to Succeed,” a half-day follow-up workshop for the staff of Lakeside Elementary School, Richmond, VA, 2011.

“Succeeding with Angry Students…and those who Just Don’t Care,” a series of full-day seminars for K-12 teachers seeking professional development: Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Baltimore, MD; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Minneapolis, MN; Knoxville, TN; Little Rock, AR; Portland, OR; Sacramento, CA, 2011.

“Follow-Up Case Consultation: Practical Neuroscience in the Classroom,” a follow-up consultation with the staff of Verdun Elementary of the Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB), Montreal (Verdun), Quebec, Canada, 2011.

“Trauma in Children,” a three-part series for The Center of Excellence for Behavior Management, Montreal (Anjou), Quebec, Canada, 2011.

“How to Succeed with Angry, Disengaged, & Unmotivated Students,” a full-day seminar for the counseling staff of the Safe & Drug Free Schools division, North East Independent School District, San Antonio, TX, 2011.

“Succeeding with Angry Students…and those who Just Don’t Care,” a full-day seminar for the staff of Jacob L. Adams Elementary School, Richmond (Henrico), VA, 2011.

“How to Succeed with Angry, Disengaged, & Unmotivated Students,” two full-day seminars for the staff of both East Bakersfield High School & Bakersfield High School, Bakersfield, CA, 2011.

“Succeeding with Angry Students…and those who Just Don’t Care,” a series of full-day seminars for K-12 teachers seeking professional development: Tarrytown, NY; Islandia, NY; Newark, NJ; Detroit, MI; Cleveland, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; San Antonio, TX; Dallas, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; Monrovia, CA; Garden Grove, CA; San Diego, CA, 2010.

“How to Succeed with Angry, Disengaged, and Unmotivated Students,” a full-day training for the staff of McNeil High School, Austin, TX, 2010.

“Capturing Kids’ Brains: The Key to Motivating Students to Succeed,” a summer series of full-day trainings for K-12 educators at Lakeside Elementary School, Richmond, VA; Danville Public Schools, Danville, VA; Cirby Elementary School, Sacramento, CA; Pajaro Valley Unified School District, Watsonville, CA; Highland Elementary School, Baton Rouge, LA; Vaughn Next Century Learning Center, San Fernando, CA; Shelby County Schools, Pelham, AL; and, Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis, IN, 2010.

“Intervening with the Effects of Stress and Trauma: The Important Role of School Nurses,” a paper presentation for the National Association of School Nurses, Chicago, IL, 2010.

“How to Become an International Speaker,” a panel discussion for hopefuls through Ideas Unlimited Seminars, Inc., Chicago, IL, 2010.

“Understanding & Intervening Effectively with ‘The Tough Kid’: ODD, FAS, Anger, Acting-Out, and the Disengaged,” a two-day training for the Wildwood & Great Lakes Environmental Academies, Toledo, OH, 2010.

“Succeeding with Angry Students…and Those Who Just Don’t Care,” a series of full-day seminars for K-12 teachers seeking professional development, Birmingham, AL; Baton Rouge, LA; Jackson, MI; Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, OH; Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C.; Richmond, VA; Houston, TX; Sacramento, CA; and, Portland, OR, 2010.

“The Effects of Stress & Trauma on the Developing Brain,” a paper presentation for the California Association of Educators of Young Children, Long Beach, CA, 2010.

“Strategies to Address the Effects of Childhood Stress & Trauma on Learning & Behavior,” a half-day seminar for the staff of the Head Start Institute, Long Beach, CA, 2010.

“Stress, Trauma, & the Brain: How to Assess, Designate, & Serve,” a half-day seminar for the California Association of School Psychologists, Santa Clara, CA, 2010.

“Why Students Underachieve: A Neuroscientific Perspective,” a guest lecture for graduate students in the educational psychology department at McGill University, Montreal, QC, 2010.

“Intervening with the Effects of Stress & Trauma: The Important Role of Resource Teachers,” a full-day follow-up workshop for K-12 resource teachers at the LBPSB, Dorval, QC, 2010.

“Understanding Classroom Behavior in the Context of Stress & Trauma: What Teachers Can Do to Reach their Students,” a keynote address & workshop for K-12 general education teachers at the LBPSB, Pierrefonds, QC, 2010.

“Responding to the Effects of Stress & Trauma on Learning & Behavior: A Neuroscientific Perspective,” a full-day seminar for school board administrators & educators from across the province of Quebec, Montreal, QC, 2010.

“You Can Heal Your Child,” a book launch for the school psychology staff of the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), Long Beach, CA, 2010.

“Engaging the Disengaged Student,” a series of full-day seminars for K-12 teachers seeking professional development, Charlotte, NC; St. Louis, MO; Kansas City, MO; Tampa, FL; Miami, FL; Detroit, MI; San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; San Antonio, TX; Dallas, TX, 2009.

“Hope and Healing for Families in Crisis,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a keynote address for the staff of the Head Start Institute, Long Beach, CA, 2009.

“In the Aftermath of Trauma: A Guide for School Nurses,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the National Association of School Nurses, Boston, MA, 2009.

“Sensory Awareness for Student Achievement: Why It’s Time for Something New,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a full-day training for administrators and support staff at Klein Independent School District, Houston, TX, 2009.

“How Stress Affects People in the Workplace,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a half-day workshop for administrators of the Fontana Unified School District (FUSD), Fontana, CA, 2009.

“Why Kids Disengage…And What You Can Do about It!” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a full-day training for teachers seeking professional development, Chicago, IL, 2009.

“The Brain 101: Neuroscientific Support for the Waldorf Approach to Education,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a parent symposium for parents and educators at Maple Village School, Long Beach, CA, 2009.

“For Future School Psychologists: What to Expect from Planet Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for school psychology students at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), CA, 2009.

“What Kids (and the Rest of Us) Need to Get through Tough Times,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a parent symposium for parents and educators at Cottage Co-Op Nursery School, Pasadena, CA, 2009.

“Trauma and the Brain: How to Assess, Designate, and Serve,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the California Association of School Psychologists, Riverside, CA, 2009.

“Brain Development: The Effects of Trauma on Learning and Behavior,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for students of Adolescent Development in the Department of Educational Psychology, CSULB, CA, 2009.

“Learning and the Brain: The Effects of Trauma in Schools,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for students of Child Development in the Department of Educational Psychology, CSULB, CA, 2009.

“On Doing What I Do: A Brief Discussion on Professional Development,” R. Melrose, Ph.D. & others including B. Gamble, Ph.D., a panel discussion for the student psychology club, at CSULB, CA, 2008.

“Why Students Underachieve: Trauma’s Impact on Education,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for student teachers at CSULB, CA, 2008.

“Understanding and Intervening with Acting-Out Behaviors: A Psychophysiological Approach,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a half-day workshop for paraprofessionals, educational aides and technicians of the LBPSB, Lachine, QUE, CANADA, 2008.

“Response to Trauma: A Guide for Educators,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a full-day workshop for K-11 resource teachers and elementary administrators of the LBPSB, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QUE, CANADA, 2008.

“The Biological Necessity of Optimism: Resources for Resiliency and Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a presentation for teachers, paraprofessionals, and educational technicians at the LBPSB, Dorval, QUE, CANADA, 2008.

“Safer Students in Today’s World: What Educators Can Do to Increase Achievement in the Midst of Student Strife,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a half-day workshop for high school administrators of the LBPSB at Chateau Bromont, Eastern Townships, QUE, CANADA, 2008.

“Why Students Underachieve: What Educators Can Do about It,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a presentation for educators and parents at Cornwall Collegiate Vocational School, Cornwall, ONT, CANADA, 2008.

“Life After Sexual Abuse: Community Education, Prevention, Healing, and Renewal,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a presentation for the citizens of the city of Cornwall at St. Lawrence College sponsored by the Advisory Panel/Phase 2 of the Cornwall Public Inquiry, St. Lawrence College, and PrevAction, Cornwall, ONT, CANADA, 2008.

“The Important Role of School Nurses in the Aftermath of Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a half-day workshop for the West Virginia School Nurses Organization, Charleston, WV, 2008.

“Safer Students in Today’s World: What Educators Can Do to Increase Achievement in the Aftermath of Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a half-day workshop for educational administrators at Kanahwa County School Board, Charleston, WV, 2008.

“The Important Role Of Teachers in the Aftermath of Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for student teachers at CSULB, Long Beach, CA, 2008.

“Why Students Underachieve: Trauma’s Impact on Education,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for student teachers at CSULB, Long Beach, CA, 2008.

“Teaching on Planet Trauma: What Educators Can Do in the Midst of Student Strife to Increase Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a full-day training for the educational staff of V. Primrose Elementary School, FUSD, Fontana, CA, 2008.

“Teaching on Planet Trauma: What Educators Can Do in the Midst of Student Strife to Increase Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a full-day training for the educational staff of North Tamarind Elementary School (K-6), FUSD, Fontana, CA, 2008.

“What Every Parent of a Young Child Needs to Know: Why You are No Exception,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a parent symposium for the parents and teachers of the Cottage Co-Op Nursery hosted by Waverly School, Pasadena, CA, 2008.

“The Biological Necessity of Resources: What Educators Can Do in the Aftermath of Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for graduate students in Educational Psychology at CSULB, Long Beach, CA, 2008.

“Crisis Intervention in Schools,” J. McBride, Ph.D. & R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for School Psychology, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapy students at CSULB, CA, 2008.

“Teaching in the Aftermath of Trauma: Increase Self-Regulation, Increase Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the California Association for the Education of Young Children, Long Beach, CA, 2008.

“The Psychophysiology of Trauma: The Need for a Somatic Approach,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a clinical rounds discussion for the Child, Youth, and Family Program at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ONT, CANADA, 2008.

“In the Aftermath of Trauma: A Guide for Educators,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a presentation for teachers and administrators at the Toronto District School Board, Toronto, ONT, CANADA, 2008.

“Trauma, Learning, and the Brain: How to Assess, Designate, and Serve,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a presentation for graduate students and faculty in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology at McGill University, Montreal, QUE, CANADA, 2008.

“In the Aftermath of Trauma: A Guide for Educators,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a presentation for teachers, administrators, and student support personnel at the LBPSB, Dorval, QUE, CANADA, 2008.

“Trauma and the Brain: How to Assess, Designate, and Serve,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a half-day workshop for the California Association of School Psychologists, Burlingame, CA, 2008.

“What Schools Can Do in the Aftermath of Trauma to Promote Healing, Achievement, and Success,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., two full-day trainings for assistant principals, school psychologists, counselors, nurses, and social workers at the Kanahwa County School District, Charleston, WV, 2008.

“Trauma, Learning, and the Brain: The Important Role of School Counselors,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for K-12 School Counselors at LBUSD, Long Beach, CA, 2008.

“Trauma and the Brain: What School Nurses Can Do in the Aftermath of Trauma to Promote Children’s Mental Health,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the California School Nurses Organization, San Diego, CA, 2008.

“What Every Parent of a Young Child Needs to Know: Why You are No Exception,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a parent symposium for the Point Loma Pre-School COOP, San Diego, CA, 2008.

“Teaching in Turbulent Times: What Educators Can Do in the Midst of Student Strife to Increase Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Chicago, IL, 2007.

“Why Students Underachieve: What Educators Can Do about It,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for graduate students in (general) education at CSULB, CA, 2007.

“Trauma, the Brain, and the Healing Power of Somatic Therapy,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for interns in psychology, social work, and marriage and family therapy at Family Service of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 2007.

“Why Students Underachieve: What Educators Can Do about It,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for graduate students in Educational and Counseling Psychology at CSULB, CA, 2007.

“The Biological Necessity of Resources: Trauma, Learning, and the Brain,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for School Psychologists at LBUSD, Long Beach, CA, 2007.

“Teaching in Turbulent Times: What School Nurses Can Do in the Aftermath of Trauma to Promote Children’s Mental Health,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the National Association of School Nurses, Nashville, TN, 2007.

“What Every Parent of a YOUNG Child Needs to Know: Why YOU are No Exception,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a symposium for parents and educators at the Point Loma Assembly, San Diego, CA, 2007.

“Trauma and the Brain: Effective Tools in the Aftermath,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, B.C., CANADA, 2007.

“Teaching in Turbulent Times: Trauma, Learning, and the Brain,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the National Association of School Psychologists, New York City, NY, 2007.

“Teaching in Turbulent Times: What Educators Can Do in the Midst of Student Strife to Increase Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the California Association for the Education of Young Children, San Jose, CA, 2007.

“Teaching in Turbulent Times: Trauma, Learning, and the Brain,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the California Association of School Psychologists, Los Angeles, CA, 2007.

“Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a symposium for teachers and parents at Harborside School, San Diego, CA, 2006.

“Teaching in Turbulent Times: What the Brain Tells Us about Living and Learning on Planet Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the Learning and the Brain Conference sponsored by Harvard University, Harvard Medical Center, and Boston University, Boston, MA, 2006.

“Teaching on Planet Trauma: What Educators Can Do in the Midst of Student Strife to Increase Achievement,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a paper presentation for the National Alliance of Black School Educators, Orlando, FL, 2006.

“Trauma, Learning, and the Brain: What Educators Need to Know,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., a guest lecture for graduate students in Educational and Counseling Psychology, CSULB, 2005.

“Somatic Therapy and the Healing of Trauma,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for the therapeutic staff of Family Service of Long Beach, 2004.

“Response to Trauma: A Guide for School Psychologists,” M. Kline, M.S. & R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for School Psychologists, LBUSD, 2003.

“Crisis Intervention for Schools: Trauma and the Brain,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for the Crisis Response Team, LBUSD, 2003.

“Resourcing: A Somatic Counseling Approach,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for School Psychologists, LBUSD, 2002.

“The Psychophysiology of Trauma: The Need for a Somatic Approach,” R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for the therapeutic staff of Family Service of Long Beach, 2000.

“Understanding and Intervening with Acting-Out Behaviors: A Psychophysiological Approach,” M. Kline, M.S. & R. Melrose, Ph.D., an in-service training for Special Education teachers and paraeducators, LBUSD, 2000.

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