Steve Jackman, B.A. (Psy); MSHRD; MBTI cert; NCTAS.
Steve Jackman graduated from the American University/NTL Program in Washington, D.C. in 1990 with a Masters of Science Degree in Human Resource /Organizational Development (MSHRD) (Honors) and was awarded membership in Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for outstanding scholarship and achievement.
Mr. Jackman’s undergraduate degree is a B.A.(Psy.) from Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he was appointed Chief Research Assistant to Professors Vivian and John Renner, in which capacity he designed and conducted programs in Relaxation Training, Cognitive Functioning, and Effective Communications for the University Counseling Center and MUN Extension Department.
Mr. Jackman has 15 years’ experience in consulting and designing workshops for the Department of Secretary of State of Canada where he had responsibility for managing various Community Development Programs including Voluntary Action, Youth Development, Multiculturalism and Multicultural Education.
He has consulted with numerous local, national, and international associations including Rural Development Councils, Professional Health Care Organizations, Community Cooperatives, National Secretaries Association, Federal and Provincial Government Departments, PSAC, Business and Industry, Community Colleges and other educational organizations in Canada and the United States.
In 1991, he co-founded SMART SEMINARS with Dr. Denise Hyland, and they conducted seminars in Stress Management, Relaxation Training and Self-Actualization for executives, entrepreneurs and other professionals in Ireland and Newfoundland. He is currently operating a private practice which includes Stress Management; MBTI counseling; Training Design; and Community and Organizational Development in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
He is also Nationally Accredited as a tobacco addiction specialist (NCTAS) by the Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF), and together with Dr. Hyland, developed and facilitates a 12-week comprehensive nicotine withdrawal program – The Quit Program.
Steve is a member of the AU/NTL Association in Washington, D.C., a past Chairman of Safety Services NL (NL Safety Council) and has also served on the Board of Directors of the Newfoundland and Labrador Multicultural Council Inc. He has traveled widely throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.