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Bringing child literacy to the community

Bringing child literacy to the community

Mar 8, 2018
By: Lisa Archibald - Western News

English spelling is often described as absurd. For apparent proof, consider the words tough, dough, and through; or meat, great, and threat. At Western’s Child and Youth Development Clinic, we are saying enough to this myth of illogical spelling.

Student clinicians bring faster and comprehensive help to children

Student clinicians bring faster and comprehensive help to children

Mar 7, 2018
By: Gerry Rucchin - Faculty of Education

Faster assessments and team work mean quicker intervention and treatment for children when they visit the Child and Youth Development Clinic. When you take a closer look, graduate students are the clinic’s backbone when it comes to providing these important services.

Clinic success spotlights dire need for help for children

Clinic success spotlights dire need for help for children

Mar 1, 2018
By: Debora Van Brenk - Western News

Colin King, director of the Western-led Child and Youth Development Clinic, said the interdisciplinary centre has helped about 100 families since opening in October.

Upcoming Workshops at Western University Child & Youth Development Clinic

Upcoming Workshops at Western University Child & Youth Development Clinic

Nov 2, 2017
By: Learning Disabilities Associate of London Region

Two workshops are coming up at Western University. Please share to all interested parties!

Young people the focus of new mental health clinic in London

Young people the focus of new mental health clinic in London

Oct 25, 2017
By: Liny Lamberink - Global News London

The Child and Youth Development Clinic, which celebrated its grand opening Wednesday, is a training centre for graduate students that provides affordable treatment for kids with mental health and educational struggles between three and 18-years-old.

Western University opens new child and youth development clinic

Western University opens new child and youth development clinic

Oct 25, 2017
By: Laura Galea - 106.9 The X

1 in 5 children in Ontario will suffer from a mental health issue. Western University is hoping to make steps towards closing that gap with their new child and youth development clinic. The clinic is offered to families with children and youth ages 3 to 18. They offer help with learning challenges such as language and speech and offers help with children and youth facing social, emotional and behavioural issues.

Western University opens first-of-its-kind youth clinic

Western University opens first-of-its-kind youth clinic

Oct 25, 2017
By: Hill Du - the Gazette

The Child and Youth Development Clinic’s grand-opening attracted program, faculty and community members to the new interdisciplinary training facility.

Clinic to help youth, while training students

Clinic to help youth, while training students

Oct 25, 2017
By: London Free Press

A new London clinic aims to break down the barriers preventing young people from accessing mental health treatment. Western University’s Child and Youth Development Clinic offers referral-free psychological assessments, intervention and treatment for people ages three to 18 years.

New clinic deals with at risk children and youth

New clinic deals with at risk children and youth

Oct 25, 2017
By: Gerry Rucchin - Faculty of Education

One high school class determined Colin King’s future and it eventually led him to the Child and Youth Development Clinic at Western University. “I knew I wanted to be a psychologist,” said King, after he took a psychology class at Saunders Secondary School in London, Ontario.

New clinic to support mental health in kids

New clinic to support mental health in kids

Oct 25, 2017
By: Jo Ann Johnston - Western News

Education Dean Vicki Schwean said the opening of Western’s Child and Youth Development Clinic fills an important gap in mental-health services for children. This week, Western opened the clinic’s doors in the former Bank of Montreal Building, 1163 Richmond St., just outside the Western Gates.