Dr. Thompson, clinical psychologist specializing in children and families, authored The New York Times bestsellerRaising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys and other books that help parents navigate the challenges of raising emotionally healthy children. He is the supervising psychologist for the Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Mass., and has worked in more than 700 schools worldwide. (Parking will be limited on campus and at the lot at 1846 Tigertail Avenue, so please consider ride-sharing services or car pooling.)
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.