Caroline Parkin

Caroline Parkin is a team member of the project, Promoting Healthy Families: A Canadian Evaluation of Two Evidence-based Parenting Programs

With over 20 years’ experience in government, university and not-for-profit sectors, Caroline applied her depth and breadth of expertise to help disadvantaged children and their families succeed. She passionately applied rigorous evidence-based research and front-line experience to inform policy development in her positions at the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (formerly the Ministry of Children and Youth Services).

Caroline completed her Ph.D. in Medical Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in 2008 where her research focused on the psychological and physiological characteristics of adolescent girls at risk for major depressive disorder. She completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Offord Centre for Child Studies, focused on school-based mental health.