Affiliated Research Centres & Clinics

Dr. Myriam Denov

Centre for Research on Children, War, Violence & Arts-based Technologies (CREATE)

Led by Professor Myriam Denov, CREATE aims to bring together multi-disciplinary researchers, artists, and partners and take the lead in research on the well-being of children and families affected by war and violence. Please contact Dr. Denov for more information.


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Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF)

The CRCF, led by Director Delphine Collin-Vézina, carries out leading research on programs and policies concerning youth and family services. The CRCF hosts 25 faculty members who run 30 different projects, and provides training to 40 graduate students yearly. It offers a unique platform for developing local, national, and international collaboration in academic and non-academic milieus. CRCF members are committed to pursuing research that aims to significantly impact the lives of children, youth, and families.


Centre for Research and Expertise on Social Gerontology (CREGÉS)

CREGÉS is a research centre facilitating a sharing of knowledge between the academic community and practice settings in health and social services. Our mission is to encourage, promote and disseminate research in social gerontology, and to support the development of leading-edge practices at CSSS Cavendish-CAU. Please contact Dr. Tamara Sussman or Dr. Shari Brotman for more information about the McGill office.





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McGill Domestic Violence Clinic

The McGill Domestic Violence Clinic offers unique practice opportunities to graduate students. Working with a diverse community, students will address issues of violence against women and provide counselling to individuals, couples, and families. The clinic also offers group and individual treatment for men who perpetrate intimate partner violence, and group and individual treatment to women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Students acquire skills in client assessment and therapy.


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The International Community Action Network (ICAN)

Founded by Professor James Torczyner, this program remains very active in the Middle East regions. In 2015, this program successfully supported 9 fellows from Palestine, Israel, Jordan and Syria for the MSW International Partnership Program (MSW IPP). This program strives to develop healthy communities and promote social justice in conflict zones in the Middle East.


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McGill Couple and Family Clinic

This clinic is located within the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital. Under the leadership of McGill Professor Sharon Bond, it provides couple and family therapy for families facing a wide array of couple and family problems. This clinic has been a leading North American centre for family therapy practice, training and research for over 40 years. Graduate and post-graduate level trainees at the clinic gain advanced specialization in couple and family therapy.