Child Health Expert Dr. Jean Clinton to Explore How Relationships Develop Young Brains

Written by admin, January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 Free Presentation for Parents and Caregivers on January 26:

PLEASE NOTE: This event was cancelled and will be rescheduled. Please check back for the new date and time.

“The First ‘R’ is Relationship”

Peterborough Public Health and the City of Peterborough invite the community to enjoy a free presentation by Dr. Jean Clinton on the power of relationships on children’s brain development and mental health.  Entitled “The First ‘R’ is Relationship”, this presentation will take place in the Queen Mary Public School Auditorium on Thursday, January 26 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Clinton’s talk will be of particular interest to parents, early years professionals, teachers and anyone involved with young children.  Dr. Clinton is highly regarded as a knowledgeable and engaging presenter with a wealth of experience to share.

Dr. Clinton is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster.  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.  Her expertise focuses on the development of young minds and she is recognized internationally as an advocate for children’s issues. Her special interest lies in brain development, and the crucial role that relationships and connectedness play in child health and development.  More information about her is available at

There is no registration required, and light refreshments will be served. Queen Mary Public School is located at 1445 Monaghan Road in Peterborough.



For further information, please contact:

Brittany Cadence

Communications Manager

705-743-1000, ext. 391