Tag Archive: Offord Centre


Professor Emeritus Dr. Michael Boyle

December 15, 2017
Dr. Michael Boyle, of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, has been honoured as Professor Emeritus at McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences. He was recognized at a ceremony Dec. 6 at the University Club attended by his peers and Nick Kates, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences. A less formal celebration was held Dec….

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Family Check-up Canada Wins Story Contest

December 12, 2017
The winner of Hamilton Health Sciences’ latest strategy story contest – Family Check-up Canada: Making the Race Fair, submitted by Dr. Terry Bennett of the Offord Centre for Child Studies. The Offord Centre has partnered with McMaster Children’s Hospital to become the first group to bring the Family Check-Up intervention program – pioneered in the United States…

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‘Making the Race Fair’ Study Recruiting Hamilton Families

August 11, 2017
The “Making the Race Fair” study is currently recruiting participants – Hamilton families with children between the ages of 2 and 4 years old. Some young children have emotions and behaviours that are challenging or problematic for families (often referred to as “the terrible twos and beyond”). Children may have temper tantrums because they are…

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