McMaster gets $13.2 million for health research
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Groundbreaking mental health study to be repeated 30 years later
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Linking Early Childhood Development Outcomes with Academic Outcomes
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Lunch and Learn
a presentation by Dr. Michael Boyle
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Mental illness more disabling than cancer
Offord Centre researcher, Dr. John Cairney co-authors report
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Mark Ferro wins one of four prestigious Banting Fellowships for McMaster researchers
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CWLC Achievement Award goes to Dr. Harriet MacMillan
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Peter Szatmari, Director of Offord Centre on CNN
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Michael Boyle, Honouree, Hamilton Health Sciences Gala, February 11, 2012
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McMaster child health expert named CIHR researcher of the year
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See Dr. Jean Clinton’s slides
+ Children and Youth Mental Health
+ Equity from the Start
+ To Screen or not to Screen?
+ Family Conflict and the Brain
+ The Teen Brain: Under Construction
The National Family Law Conference
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Growing up safe
Offord Centre to lead development of unique, in-home intervention to improve child well-being by reducing intimate partner violence.

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The First "R": Relationships
How do we ensure children grow up healthy and happy? Child psychiatrist and Offord Centre member Jean Clinton says it all boils down to relationships.

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Dan Offord on line
For the first time in one place, we list some of his most important works, when they were written, and where you can find them.

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Welcome to the web site of the
Offord Centre for Child Studies

Our research is dedicated to improving the life quality and life opportunities of the one in five Canadian children and youth who suffer from serious social and emotional problems.

Here you will learn about children’s mental health issues and the work we are doing to to help build promising futures for every child.

Young Mothers Health Study


For more information on how to identify, prevent and treat specific problems, such as anxiety, depression, behaviour and attention problems, go to our other web site:

Be sure to check out our new INFORMATION PAMPHLETS written especially for parents. Topics include: Behaviour, Anxiety, Mood and Attention Disorders

"It is our responsibility to ensure bright futures for today's children so that tomorrow's society will benefit."
Dan Offord



Last updated: March 2009
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