CHEO – Child and Youth Mental Health Research Grants

Purpose: The grants support research of direct relevance to child and youth (0-18 years) mental health in Ontario.

Priority Areas: The Centre funds high quality, applied research of “significant and direct” relevance to child and youth mental health in Ontario and is primarily interested in funding outcomes-based research and research that will produce scientifically sound evidence-based practice.
The 2009-2010 Research Grant competition is focused on several target areas of research. Grant applications do not necessarily need to address one of the following areas of concentration:

  • Integration of child and youth mental health (within and between sectors);
  • Systematic reviews;
  • Youth engagement in child and youth mental health (promotion, prevention, advocacy, policy development);
  • Uptake of evidence-based practice;
  • Child and youth mental health care indicators and outcome;
  • Cross-sectoral collaboration in the provision of child and youth mental health services.

Eligibility: Collaborative partnerships must be established between university-based agencies and community-based agencies. UWO Principal applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at UWO.

Amount of award: maximum of $75,000 a year for up to 2 years

Deadlines:
Faculty of Education Associate Dean’s Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks prior if you would like feedback on your proposal)
Research Development: 3 days prior to agency deadline
CHEO:(2 phase process)
Letter of Intent (LOI): September 8, 2009
Full Application: February 1, 2010

More information and applications….

Letters of Intent and Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF.

NOTE: Phase 2 of the Centre’s 2009-2010 Research Grant competition is contingent on the Centre’s contract renewal beyond March 31, 2010. The term and value of the 2009-2010 Research Grants are also contingent on the Centre’s contract renewal beyond March 31, 2010.

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