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Apr 6, 2017:  MPA Child, Youth and Family Ground Rounds at The Hospital for Sick Children

Presented by Dr. Tricia Williams, Neuropsychologist at SickKids, these Grand Rounds are titled "One brain, one child: Optimizing mental health outcomes in children and families following early brain injury." Join us on Apr. 6 in person, or via videoconference.  learn more »

Apr 5, 2017:  10 Years of Brain & Mental Health Integration at SickKids

SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health will be hosting their annual spring neuroscience research and education symposium called Brain & Mental Health Day. Registration is now open.   learn more »

New Canadian study suggests physical activity may help protect children from the onset of depression

Researchers have identified exercise as one of the factors that can affect a child’s risk for developing depressive symptoms in the future. The study's senior author is Dr. Daphne Korczak, lead of the MPA initiative CLIMB (Children’s Integrated Mood and Body) Depression Program at SickKids.   read more »

Back to the basics: a reminder of the importance of addressing our clients' co-existing mental AND physical health needs

In her monthly message as Director of the Board of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists, Laura Hayos reflects on her new role within the MPA and why, now more than ever, we need an integrated approach to patient care.  read more »