Offord Centre brief submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on HealthNovember 3, 2022
The Offord Centre for Child Studies has submitted a Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health – Study on Children’s Health. The submission describes the rationale for a strong national commitment to research in child and youth mental and physical health and provides specific recommendations on the creation of a nation-wide infrastructure…
Evaluating virtual care servicesMay 5, 2022
We are performing a research study to evaluate virtual care services offered to children across Ontario. In partnership with Empowered Kids Ontario (EKO), researchers at the Offord Centre for Child Studies at McMaster University are completing an evaluation of virtual care services offered to children across Ontario. If you are a service provider who provides…
Ontario Parent Survey Now OpenMay 5, 2021
On Monday, May 3, Offord Centre researchers launched the Ontario Parent Survey to better understand the pandemic’s impact on families with children. Read the story on The Hamilton Spectator
Study by Offord Centre Researchers Featured in CBC NewsMarch 23, 2021
3 in 5 middle-aged and older Canadians had ‘traumatic’ childhood experiences. Dr. Divya Joshi, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Offord Centre, leads study featured in CBC News. Read the story on CBC News
Opinion Piece by Offord Centre Researchers Featured in The Hamilton SpectatorJanuary 12, 2021
Michael Boyle and Laura Duncan call for the formulation of a policy that focuses on and supports the most vulnerable during the pandemic. Read the story on The Hamilton Spectator
Dr. Jennifer Khoury named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies in Neuroscience at MSVUJanuary 6, 2021
Former Offord Centre postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Jennifer Khoury is transitioning to start in a faculty position within the Department of Psychology at Mount Saint Vincent University.
McMaster Child & Youth Mental Health Program 2019 Report CardDecember 16, 2020
The 2019 Report Card, created in partnership by the Offord Centre and McMaster Children’s Hospital contains the results of a standard questionnaire answered by youth and families in 2019.
Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence: An UpdateAugust 27, 2020
Harriet MacMillan and Melissa Kimber were two of the three co-authors on an updated Position Paper, just published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry entitled, “Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence: An Update”. You can read the position paper here.
Ontario Parent SurveyMay 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…
The Offord Centre recognized by Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryOctober 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.