Paula Prentis, LMSW

Licensed social worker, author, speaker and life coach. For over twenty-five years Paula has written and spoken extensively to support teens, young adults, caregivers and educators as they navigate and understand the intricacies of child development and mental health. She developed social emotional learning curriculum, and co-created a free online platform to facilitate teaching and learning about mental and physical health (www.YourSelfSeries.com). For over ten years, Paula has spoken nationwide on issues pertaining to health and wellness, neuroscience, identity development and education.


Schooling the Self

New York, NY  April 8-10, 2021

Teaching Purposeful Brains

Virtual Conference  April 17-18, 2021

Self-Stories & Thriving

A Neurological Approach to Thriving: Building Student Strengths and Self-Stories in Schools

Educating Anxious Brains

The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA  February 14-16, 2020

Students & Mental Health

I'm Not Okay!: How to Help Students Navigate Their Mental Health

Educating with Empathy

The Historic Fairmont Hotel, Atop Nob Hill,
San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2019

The Power of Fairness

The Power of Fairness: Fostering Prosocial, Emotionally Competent Student Mindsets to Grow and Thrive

Positive School Discipline & Climate

Nurturing Connections, Identity, and Pro-Social Skills