Research into child and youth mental health is starting to get the attention it needs.
KIDTHINK recognizes that all areas of child and youth mental health have to be built upon the best available research.
KIDTHINK’s Research Strategy
Collaborate for research in the areas of promotion, prevention and intervention
Apply validated evidenced-based research to the development and delivery of policy, plans, programs and interventions
Establish critical research inspired thinking as the foundation for ongoing learning
Develop research databases that will allow for data capture and research into child and youth development and mental health
Create professional development and training programs that emphasize research principles
Create knowledge transition points that facilitate the development of materials, programs and activities useful for children, families, caregivers, teachers, physicians and the community