Dr. Santor is a professor of psychology at the University of Ottawa and a practising clinical psychologist. He is the co-founder of MyHealth Magazine, which was designed to foster mental health literacy and social, emotional and academic skills in young people and students, through a variety of media, workshops, websites and smart phone applications. Dr. Santor obtained his clinical degree at McGill University and complete his clinical training at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. He has worked in specialty treatment centres dealing with mood disorders in young people, as well as in different school boards and academic institutions. He has been funded generously by both federal and international grants and has authored articles on treatment and assessment, as well as on the psychological processes underlying the vulnerability for depression and on school based mental health. Dr. Santor is a frequent speaker and has delivered hundreds of workshops to thousands of young people, parents and educators. He currently works at the University of Ottawa and leads an active group practise treating a variety of mental health difficulties and illness in individuals across the life span. He is a parent of two children and has been married for over 25 years.
Chad Skolny, Keynote Speaker
Chad Skolny went from substitute teacher to head principal in the public school system. He is a product of public schools, and his wife, Kim, is a Christian school graduate. Together, they are committed to home-schooling their own children. Chad is seeking to answer the question, "In faithfulness to the Scriptures, how do we raise and educate our children for Christ?" His weekly radio broadcast is heard in multiple states as well as internationally online, and his most recent book, 7 Commands for Happy Christian Kids, is on shelves now.
Green Apple Accreditation of Children's Services (GAACS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, creed, disability, or national origin in the administration of its programs. GAACS is an independent, nationally recognized accrediting agency that accredits schools and children's behavioral health programs. International Green Apple Accreditation (IGAA)is the international accrediting agency and sister organization ofGAACS. IGAA and GAACS are not affiliated with any other accrediting agency.