We have a number of subgroups within the larger Child and Adolescent Group.
One of the most daunting challenges is to tell a child that they or their parent has a life threatening condition. Our work focusses on developing evidence based guidelines to empower healthcare professionals, parents and children to navigate these emotionally difficult conversations.
Professor Morten L. Kringelbach heads Hedonia: Trygfonden Research Group, a transnational research group based at Oxford and Aarhus Universities.
Professor Mina Fazel’s work focuses on improving access to mental health services for vulnerable child populations (such as refugees) and developing school-based mental health services.
Our team is working in partnership with the Palix Foundation and Alberta Family Wellness Initiative to share knowledge about the science of brain development for families and professionals. The Story aims to articulate the intergenerational cycle of adversity within families and how we can use our scientific understanding to improve outcomes for children and adults in the future.