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Wahl Centre @ Taylor Seminary

11525 23 Avenue Northwest

Edmonton, AB T6J 4T3

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Helping Children Succeed: The Science and Practice of Working Effectively with Children


| Facilitator |

Dr. Jean Clinton

  • Clinical practitioner—working with children, youth and families
  • Knowledge translator—bringing brain science to parents and teachers
  • Advocate for children and youth voices
  • Advisor to government


| Overview |

Dr. Jean Clinton, child psychiatrist and knowledge translator, will lead a series of sessions designed for parents, teachers, pastors, and others who care deeply about the development of children and youth. Through years of experience and research, Dr. Clinton has gathered valuable insights into the science behind child and youth development. This unique event will allow participants to learn about brain development, anxiety, the impact of our digital lives and much more. Be sure to join us as we learn what it looks like to work effectively with children and youth.


| Schedule |

Friday, October 18 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Session #1: The Adolescent Brain: Under Construction

Built primarily for parents, this session will provide participants with fresh insights on the ways in which the process of brain development impacts our work with children and youth.


Saturday, October 19 | 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Box Lunch Provided

Session #2: Building Regulation in Children: The Role of Co-regulation and Self-regulation, and How Fathers Play a Unique and Important Role

Regulation is a multi-faceted process. Fathers play a unique and important role. This session will provide helpful information to provide a better understanding of regulation and what it looks like in practice.

Session #3: Anxiety and Our Children’s Lives: Why Are So Many Children and Youth Reporting High Levels of Anxiety and What Can We Do About It?

High anxiety is becoming more and more prevalent in the lives of children and youth. It is important to understand why this is happening and to begin developing strategies for addressing it. That will be the focus of our time in this session.

Session #4: Growing Up Digital: What Are the Costs and Benefits?

The ways in which digital technology has and will continue to shape the human experience are profound. In this session, we will take a look at what we know and begin to think through the costs of benefits of this new reality.



| For More Information |

For more information regarding the event, please contact Ken Bellous of Practising Collaboration, an organization that develops effective leaders, co-operative teams, and sustainable organizations. Along with Tall Pine Press and Taylor Seminary, Practicing Collaboration is co-sponsoring this event.


| More About Dr. Clinton |

Dr. Clinton is renowned locally, provincially, nationally, and more recently internationally as an advocate for children’s issues. Her special interest lies in brain development, and the crucial role relationships and connectedness play therein. Jean champions the development of a national, comprehensive child well-being strategy including a system of early learning and care for all young children and their families. She is equally committed to ensuring that voices of children and youth heard and respected.

Dr. Jean Clinton is a Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster in the division of Child Psychiatry. She is on staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital with cross appointments in Pediatrics and Family Medicine, and serves as an Associate in the Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sick Children’s Hospital. She is also a senior scientist at the INCH (INfant Child Health) Lab at McMaster University. In addition, she is a Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy, as well as a Zero to Three Academy Fellow since 2013. She has been a consultant to children and youth mental health programs, child welfare, and primary care for almost 30 years. Dr. Clinton was recently appointed as an education advisor to the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Education.

To learn more about Dr. Clinton, please visit https://psychiatry.mcmaster.ca/directory/bio/jean-clinton.

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