Gillian King 17Nov14

Gillian King

Distinguished Senior Scientist, Professor
Bloorview Research Institute & Univeristy of Toronto, Canada

Gillian King is a Distinguished Senior Scientist (Bloorview Research Institute), Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (University of Toronto) and Canada Research Chair in Optimal Care for Children with Disabilities (Tier 1).

Her research interests include the participation of children with disabilities, youth transitions, client and parent wellness and resiliency, and client engagement. Her research also encompasses the delivery of health services, including models of service delivery and practice, and service providers' approaches and expertise. Her current funded research focuses on developing measures of client, parent, and therapist engagement in service delivery; the key elements and processes underlying the effectiveness of youth transition programs; mental health and the participation of children and youth with disabilities; and the role of resiliency in rehabilitation service delivery.

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