This page contains our reports to government as well as the academic publications we have written for peer-reviewed journals.
For reports, Each link provides a report summary and further links to short and full reports. For more recent research evidence about preventing and treating child mental health problems, please see our Quarterly publication, which tackles a different issue with each edition.
For peer-reviewed journals, each link provides the full abstract to the article and, from there, a link to the journal that published it. Some of the journals are accessible to all; others require a subscription. Please contact the Children’s Health Policy Centre if you would like more information about any of the articles.
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Charlotte Waddell, Kimberley McEwan, Ray DeV. Peters, Josephine M. Hua, and Orion M. Garland. (2007). Preventing mental disorders in children: A public health priority. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 98(3).
Charlotte Waddell, Josephine M. Hua, Orion M. Garland, Ray DeV. Peters, and Kimberley McEwan. (2007). Preventing mental disorders in children: A systematic review to inform policy-making. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 98(3).
Balancing Rigour and Relevance: Researchers’ Contributions to Children’s Mental Health Policy in Canada
Charlotte Waddell, Cody A. Shepherd, John N. Lavis, Jonathan Lomas, Julia Abelson, and Twylla Bird-Gayson. (2007). Balancing rigour and relevance: Researchers’ contributions to children’s mental health policy in Canada. Evidence & Policy, 3(2), 181–195.
Charlotte Waddell, Cody A. Shepherd, and Jayne Barker. (2007). Developing a research-policy partnership to improve children’s mental health in British Columbia. In James A. LeClair and Leslie T. Foster (Eds.), Contemporary issues in mental health: Concepts, policy and practice. Canadian Western Geographical Series, vol. 41 (pp. 183–198). Victoria, BC: Western Geographical Press.