Centre for Research on Children and Families

The McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF) is home to cutting-edge research on effective programs and policies for children and their families. The CRCF brings together 39 faculty members who lead over 30 different projects, provides training to 40 graduate students yearly, and offers a unique platform to develop local, national and international collaborations with academic and non-academic milieus. The CRCF is affiliated with McGill's School of Social Work, and is home to the Royal Bank of Canada-funded Children's Services Data Laboratory. CRCF is also one of the main partners in Child Welfare Research Portal. CRCF members are actively committed to pursuing research that aims to significantly impact the lives of children, youth, and families. 

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New report! Youth in Care Matter: Examining the experiences of youth 'aging out' of the Canadian child welfare system during the COVID-19 pandemic by Melanie Doucet and Delphine Collin-Vézina 


Jeffery McCrossin and Lucyna Lach published a new article on caregiver peer support and family resilience. Follow this link to read the article






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