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Mental Health of Children and Youth in Canada

Content for this module was made possible thanks to a Knowledge Translation Synthesis grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. McMaster University, Faculty of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, under the direction of Dr. Kathryn Bennett, Principal Investigator, was the lead institution that administered this grant.

Principal Investigator


Kathryn Bennett, PhD,
Professor,
Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University

Associate Professor,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University

Core Member,
Offord Centre for Child Studies

Co-Principal Investigator


Michael Boyle, PhD, MSW
Canada Research Chair,
Social Determinants of Child Health

Professor,
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

Joint Member,
Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University

Core Member,
Offord Centre for Child Studies

Co-Investigators

Simon Davidson, MD
Professor,
Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa

Chief Strategic Planning Executive,
The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

Regional Chief of the Specialized Psychiatric and Mental Health Services for Children and Youth,
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)/Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre (ROMHC)

Medical Director of the Mental Patient Service Unit,
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)/

 


Patrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC
Canada Research Chair,
Children’s Health, Dalhousie University

Professor,
Departments of Psychology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

Integrated Vice President Research and Innovation,
Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre


John D. McLennan, MD, MPH, PHD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor & Child Psychiatry Consultant,
Departments of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary

 

Debra Pepler, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor,
Psychology, York University

Senior Associate Scientist,
Hospital for Sick Children,

Senior Executive Member,
LaMarsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution

Co-Founder and Scientific Co-Director,
PREVNet (Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network)


Katharina Manassis, MD, FRCP (C)
Psychiatrist, Anxiety Disorders Psychiatry,
The Hospital for Sick Children

Senior Associate Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health,
The Hospital for sick Children Research Institute

Professor,
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Collaborators

Carol Adair, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor,
Department of Psychiatry and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Quantitative Research Lead,
At Home/Chez Soi National Research Demonstration Project

Michel Boivin, PhD
Professor and Canada Research Chair,
Chlid Social Development, School of Psychology, Universite Laval

Director and executive committee member,
Research Unit on Children’s Psycho-Social Maladjustment (GRIP), Universite Laval


Khrista Boylan, MD, FRCPC, PhD (c)
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University

Core member, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University

John Cairney, PhD
Core Member,
Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University

Scientist,
CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University

Adjunct Scientist,
Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)


Amy Cheung, MD, MSc
Associate Scientist,
Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Assistant professor, department of psychiatry, University of Toronto


Katholiki Georgiades, PhD
Associate Professor,
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

Associate Member,
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University

Core Member, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University

Debra Katzman, MD, FRCP(C)
Physician,
Eating Disorders Program; Division Head, Adolescent Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

Senior Associate Scientist,
Child Health Evaluative Services, The Hospital for Sick Children

Professor,
Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

Associate member,
Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto


John LeBlanc, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor,
Pediatrics, Community Health & Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

Pediatrician,
IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS


Ian Manion, PhD, MA
Clinical Professor,
School of Psychology, University of Ottawa

Executive Director,
The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Co-chair,
The Canadian Child and Youth health Coalition

Chairman,
National Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Consortium


Rob Santos, PhD
Executive Director,
Science and Policy, Healthy Child Manitoba Office

Associate Secretary,
Healthy Child Committee of Cabinet, Government of Manitoba

Research Scientist,
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy

Assistant Professor,
Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba


Peter Szatmari, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Chief,
Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative, Hospital for Sick Children, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry

Director,
Offord Centre for Child Studies

Professor,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

Joint Member,
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University

Head,
Division of Child Psychiatry, McMaster University

Knowledge Users

Louise Hanvey, RN, MHA

Research Director,
The Health of Canada’s Children and Youth: A CICH Profile, Canadian Institute of Child Health


Lisa Petermann, MA, PhD
Research Associate,
Calgary History of Medicine and Health Care Program

Program Director,
Health Promotion, Disease and Injury Prevention Portfolio, Alberta Health Services


Janice Popp, MSW, RSW

Regional Manager,
Regional Collaborative Calgary & Area

Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

Co-Chair, National Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Consortium

Brian Rush, PhD
Professor,
Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, University of Toronto

Co-Section Head,
Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Senior Scientist,
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

 

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