On Thursday, November 8, 2018, Skyland Trail will host the annual Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture at The Carter Center from 7PM to 9PM.
Author Sean Covey will discuss the unique challenges facing adolescents and
young adults in today’s society and how young people and families can build
resilience to meet those challenges. Sean is the President of FranklinCovey
Education, which teaches leadership skills to millions of students in over 50
countries around the world. He is also founder of Bridle Up Hope, a nonprofit
organization that inspires hope and confidence in young women through
equestrian training. Sean is a New York Times best-selling author and has
authored a dozen books, including:
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, an international bestseller that has
sold over 7 million copies and is translated in over 25 languages
- The Leader in Me: How Schools and Parents around the Globe are Inspiring
Greatness, one Student at a Time
- The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, which helps teenagers
navigate the life changing decisions they have to make in the midst of so
many competing priorities.
A panel discussion led by Raymond J. Kotwicki, MD, MPH, Skyland Trail Charles B. West Chief Medical Officer,
will follow Sean Covey’s keynote address. The panel, featuring the Georgia State University Center of
Excellence for Children's Behavioral Health, will focus on school based mental health models and crisis
prevention and early intervention in schools and family systems.
This is a free community event. Pre-registration required.