"McGill offers breather in the age of anxious parenting": Allison Hanes, Montreal Gazette

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Montreal Gazette							Homepage"McGill University's public lecture series on parenting offers up latest to angst-ridden moms and dads amid the cacophony of competing advice," wrote Allison Hanes in the Montreal Gazette this week.

Our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) is currently hosting the popular Effective Parenting public lecture series.

"Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, chair of the department... said parents today crave accurate advice about how to raise healthy, happy, well-adjusted children," wrote Haynes in part. Derevensky said he gets cold calls 'all the time' from members of the public seeking his counsel and input on how to handle various issues with their kids. And when the department has run parenting conferences in the past, the events grew from 70 participants to more than 800."

[read "McGill offers breather in the age of anxious parenting: McGill University's public lecture series on parenting offers up latest to angst-ridden moms and dads amid the cacophony of competing advice," Allison Hanes, Montreal Gazette, April 2, 2018]