Introducing Dr. Jean Clinton


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We are starting a new video series this week on Social Emotional Learning with Dr. Jean Clinton. In this series, Dr. Jean shares her thoughts on Social Emotional Learning and related topics such as the relationship between 21st Century Skills and Social Emotional Learning, Stress and the Brain, Relationship and Sense of Belonging, and Societal Changes that are Hindering Development. Please join us this week and next and share your ideas, comments, and questions on the forum!

July 31 - Dr. Jean on Social Emotional Learning
August 1 - Dr. Jean on Societal Issues hindering social and emotional development
August 2 - Dr. Jean on 21st Century Skills and Social and Emotional Learning
August 3 - Dr. Jean on promising practices in social emotional learning
August 7 - Dr. Jean on the importance of social connections and relationships
August 9 - Dr. jean on the impact of toxic stress on children and learning

Dr. Jean Clinton is a Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster, division of Child Psychiatry. She is on staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital with cross appointments in Pediatrics and Family Medicine, and an Associate in the Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sick Children’s Hospital. She has been a consultant to children and youth mental health programs, child welfare, and primary care for over 30 years. Dr. Clinton was appointed as an education advisor to the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Education 2014 - 2018.