Ontario began to roll out full-day kindergarten in 2010. Since then more than one million children have enrolled. Continue reading Queen’s University study examines Ontario full-day kindergarten
Preschool services provide many benefits for children, but many studies lack socioeconomic data to see whether these benefits are equal for all children. Continue reading Does preschool benefit everyone equally?
Antisocial behaviour can pass on from one generation to the next. New research shows the seeds may already be planted by the time a child enters school. Continue reading Parental criminality and early childhood aggression
Depression and anxiety can take a terrible toll. But when these disorders affect mothers, children feel the impact too.
Ayesha Siddiqua, a PhD student at the Offord Centre working with the EDI team, has been awarded McMaster University’s 2017 Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. Continue reading EDI student awarded Research Plenary Award
The EDI is a key piece of a new government initiative to track and report on health inequalities. Continue reading EDI included in Health Inequalities Data Tool
Home visiting programs are one of the most widespread family interventions. However, not a lot is known about how effective they are scaled up to the population level in the real world. Continue reading Can the Families First Home Visiting Program reduce child maltreatment and improve child development?
Child mental health promotion usually focuses on reducing problems. But focusing on psychological strengths can potentially improve positive mental health as well. Continue reading What builds positive mental health?