Cheryl Williams Jackson, PsyD
Dr. Williams-Jackson is the Program Coordinator and Professor of Human Services at Modesto Junior College focusing on teaching mental health and chemical dependency counseling courses. Previously, she served as a full-time professor in Child Development. Professor Williams-Jackson holds a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology. She is also a faculty member of the WestEd Program for Infant and Toddler Care Trainer Institutes. Serving as a mental health specialist and early childhood mental health consultant during her clinical internship, she began researching ways to increase trauma-informed care in early care and education programs. Cheryl was a 2015-2016 Simms-Mann Fellow and researched trauma-informed care in educational and mental health settings. She is a child advocate and an activist for social justice and social change.