Ross W. Greene, Ph.D. is a clinical child psychologist and author of the books The Explosive Child, Lost at School, Lost & Found, and Raising Human Beings. Greene developed the model of intervention called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS). His research has been widely published in academic journals, and he and the CPS model have been featured in popular media including The Oprah Show, Dateline NBC, the CBS Morning Show, National Public Radio, The Washington Post, Mother Jones, and The Atlantic. Greene received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Virginia Tech in 1989.

Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Greene’s latest book, “Raising Human Beings.”


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