Cheryl Williams Jackson, Psy.D.

Cheryl Williams Jackson, Psy.D. is a Child Development Professor, mental health specialist, and a child and family advocate. She holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a master’s degree in educational psychology. For over 18 years, Dr. Williams Jackson has taught college level courses and provided professional training and consulting services on topics focused on child development, child advocacy processes, mental health and multiculturalism. As a full-time professor in the Child Development Department and an adjunct professor in Human Services at Modesto Junior College, she manages the specialization courses on Infant and Toddlers and the Multiculturalism courses. Her clinical work has included providing mental health and therapeutic services to children, families, and professional in early care and education programs and family settings.

Project: Phenomenological Investigation of Early Care and Education Lab with Implementing Trauma-Informed Care