Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 2, 2015
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
The Teen Brain
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There are reasons why teenagers do some of the things they do! Behaviours such as risk taking, novelty seeking and substance abuse can be related to a young person’s experience and environment.
Dr. Jean Clinton, a distinguished researcher and professor of Child Psychiatry from McMaster University, will provide some insight into the teenage brain during the next installment of the GECDSB’s Mental Health Seminar Series, Thursday, March 5th at the Ciociaro Club.
Dr. Clinton will offer strategies for parents and educators to connect with teenagers and support them through these challenging years. The presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. There will be an opportunity for questions and information on community resources will be available.
For more information contact Tracey Rilett @ 519-735-6260 ext. 20203.