Delphine Collin-Vézina, Irene Beeman (conference coordinator), Denise Brend, Lise Milne and other presenters from the Complex Trauma Symposium: Canadian Perspectives and Initiatives - Symposium Trauma Complexe: Perspectives et initiatives canadiennes hosted by the CRCF in June.

Sacha Bailey (fourth from left) after having successfully completed her PhD oral defense, pictured with CRCF members Nicole Ives, Delphine Collin-Vézina, Nico Trocmé and Lucy Lach

Gail Teachman presented her work titled "Dis/Articulating conceptions of ‘voice’ in qualitative inquiry" to the McGill Qualitative Health Research Group in March.

Dr. Nancy Lucero, an indigenous scholar from the University of Denver, presented a CRCF research seminar on February 14th. Ben Geboe, Yankton Sioux, Denzel Sutherland-Wilson, Gitksan First Nation and Matt Coutu-Moya, Métis, opened the meeting with a drumming ceremony.

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.


Results of a new study published by Tonino Espositio and colleagues showed that children whose first placement last 6 to 60 days had a higher risk of reentering into care during the first year after family reunification than children whose first placement was longer. The article discusses numerous additional findings. Click here to see the full article.


The November 2018 issue of CRCF News, a monthly update about calls for papers and proposals, conferences and trainings, job opportunities, new research and other news of interest to the CRCF community, has just been released! Spread the word! Share widely!


Dr. Sydney Duder, part of the McGill community for more than 70 years, has been highlighted by the Faculty of Arts! At 97 years young, Dr. Duder continues to inspire students to go out and make a change in the world. Click here to read the article.