Mental Health Working Group Profile

Kathryn H. Short


Executive Director, School Mental Health Ontario

Dr. Kathy Short is a Clinical Child Psychologist (UBC, 1995) with research and practice interests in school mental health promotion, knowledge mobilization, and implementation science. She is the Executive Director for School Mental Health Ontario, a provincial implementation team supporting the uptake and sustainability of evidence-based mental health promotion and prevention programming in schools. Dr. Short is a founding member of the Canadian School Mental Health Leadership Network, a cross-provincial group that strives to equip school system leaders with evidence-based information to guide decision-making related to school mental health. She co-chairs the School Mental Health International Leadership Exchange (SMHILE), a network of global leaders focused on key themes in mental health promotion, prevention, and early intervention in schools.

Affiliated with:
School Mental Health Ontario
Declaration(s) of Interest:
2021-03-26 (PDF)