Vancouver Technical Secondary 2600 Broadway East Vancouver,BC V5M 1Y5 Canada
Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl’s presentation explores predictors of academic success in youth - How social and emotional wellbeing, life experiences and relationships can have critical and long lasting effects on adolescent mental health.
Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl is the Principal Investigator of the Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI). An Applied Developmental Psychologist and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology and Special Education at UBC, she has been conducting research in the area of the child and adolescent social and emotional development for over 20 years. Specifically, her work has been to identify the processes and mechanisms that foster positive development in children, such as empathy, optimism, and altruism.