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InnovED Learning Event: Minimizing Brain-Strain – Understanding Stress and Learning

October 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Host

InnovED

Description

Join Dr. Todd Cunningham in this one-hour InnovEd Learning Event (delivered in-person and online simultaneously) to learn about the neural responses to stress and the impact that stress has on learning. This interactive session will also provide you with insights to identify stressors, as well as the strategies or interventions that you can apply to minimize the impact of stress.

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Speaker Bio

Dr. Cunningham is a clinical and school psychologist, Assistant Professor (teaching stream) at the University of Toronto and provides psychological services through his private practice. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychology Department at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Toronto. His innovative research investigates the integration of assistive technology and learning strategies for children with learning difficulties due to a variety of reasons. A sought-after public speaker and consultant, Dr. Cunningham has shared his expertise with parents, students, educators, school boards, and other professionals across Canada. In addition to hundreds of workshops, Dr. Cunningham has guest lectured at universities, given keynote addresses, presented at educational and research conferences, and appeared on CBC several times. Dr. Cunningham was awarded a Bell “Let’s Talk” mental health grant to provide academic intervention support to northern Ontario communities through telepsychology. He is the proud father of two bright, beautiful, and absolutely, delightful girls.

Details

Date:
October 24, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://cpl.oise.utoronto.ca/portal/events/reg/participantTypeSelection.do?method=load&entityId=2592463

Organizer

InnovED
Website:
https://www.innoved.oise.utoronto.ca/

Venue

Room 3-104 Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto
252 Bloor St. West
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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