These are students enrolled in the Licentiate in Safeguarding program at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, along with Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina. They come from 5 different continents. Dr. Collin-Vézina participated in the development of the program and is an instructor of lectures on ‘assistance and therapy of sexually abused children and adolescents’.

Dr. Christine Courtois presented at the Complex Trauma Symposium 2019 - Canadian Perspectives and Initiatives, held in Montreal in June and sponsored by the CRCF. 

Dr. Bruce Perry presented at the Complex Trauma Symposium 2019 - Canadian Perspectives and Initiatives, held in Montreal in June and was sponsored by the CRCF. The 2 day symposium offered 24 different workshops to it's 300 participants.

CRCF members presented at the 2019 International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) conference in New York. Pictured are CRCF members Jacqui Liljequist, Aviva Segal, Denise Brend, Delphine Collin-Vézina and Irene Beeman along with Christine Forner, chair of the ISSTD board of directors. CRCF member Heather MacIntosh also presented.

A Sioux Star Quilt, made by Mary Brink, Hunkpati Dakota, was gifted to the CRCF in February 2018 by Dr. Nancy Lucero, Choctaw, a Native American scholar and researcher who's work centers on American Indian child protection practices, which she coordinates from the Bulter Institute in Denver, Colorado.

CRCF team, summer 2017

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 25 faculty members who lead 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 PortalCRCF members are actively committed to pursuing research that aims to significantly impact the lives of children, youth, and families.

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CRCF News

Jeff McCrossin has published the article Justifying a dedicated role for family therapy in pediatric neurorehabilitation in the Journal of Family Social Work. Click here to read the article.

 

In a British Educational Research Association blog written by Rodney Nkrumah and Vandna Sinha, attention is drawn to how macro-level statistics on educational outcomes are overshadowing inequalities and injustices at local levels driving unequal access to learning in the Sub-Saharan African context and Ghana in particular. Click here to read the blog post.

 

Professor Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina, as a member of the RISE (Researching the Impact of Service provider Education) research team, is inviting you to participate in a study aiming to improve care in situations of family violence. Click here for more information. 

 

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