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Ontario Parent Survey

May 13, 2020
A recent study led by Dr. Andrea Gonzalez, Core Member at The Offord Centre for Child Studies was featured in The Hamilton Spectator on May 5, 2020 in an article titled “How have you handled lockdown? And what might you need to transition back out of it?” To read the full article click here. To learn…

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COVID-19 Educational Resources

April 17, 2020
Offord Centre’s Families First Team has put together an informative resource for parents about educational and fun activities online. All the resources have information about age, languages and cost in the document along with a short description of each link. To view the resource, click here.

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The Offord Centre recognized by Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

October 30, 2019
The Offord Centre for Child Studies is honoured to be recognized for their hard work at the 39th Annual Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) Conference. Dr. Harriet MacMillan has been awarded the Paul Steinhauer Advocacy Award. The Offord Centre has also been awarded a Certificate of Special Recognition for outstanding contributions to the improvement of mental health of children, youth and families.

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship opportunity!

June 12, 2019
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Developmental Pathways in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Researchers at McMaster University are seeking qualified applicants for a post-doctoral research opportunity in the autism field. Applicants will be eligible for a 12 to 24 month Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Stelios Georgiades and Dr. Eric Duku. The position is…

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The Offord Centre of Child Studies featured in Hamilton Spectator article

April 24, 2019
The Offord Centre of Child Studies was featured in The Hamilton Spectator on April 18, 2019 in an article titled “One-third of Ontario kids get the mental health care they need concludes Offord Centre study.” To read the full article click here. To learn more about the 2014 Otario Child Health Study (OCHS) click here….

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Offord Centre members part of gender-based violence research initiative

December 5, 2018
  On Monday December 3, 2018 Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and Minister of Seniors Filomena Tassi came to McMaster to personally delivered the news that researchers from the Offord Centre for Child Studies will lead a $3.4 million study over the next five years, working to evaluate positive parenting initiatives in a drive to…

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