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Child Mental Health Forum

Child Mental Health Forum: 2011-2012

May 2, 2012                                         
“Childhood Communication Disorders in Context: Implications for Mental Health Professionals” 
Rhea Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP                                                           
Professor and Director of the Communication Disorders Section, Yale Child Study Center

April 4, 2012                                        
“Treating Anxiety in Youth:  Empirically-Supported Procedures

Philip C. Kendall, Ph.D., ABPP                                                                
Distinguished University Professor, Temple University

March 7, 2012                                    
“Cyberbullying: You Can’t Run and There’s Nowhere to Hide”             
Michael Rich, MD, MPH                                                              
Director, Center on Media and Child Health, and Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment, Children's Hospital Boston. Associate Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health. Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

February 1, 2012                           
“Myths and Realities about the Use of Psychiatric Medications for Foster Youth: 
What the Evidence Tells us and How that (Mis)Aligns with Current Practice"
Christopher Bellonci, M.D.                                                            
Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

January 4, 2012                                  
“Understanding and Addressing Sleep Problems in Children”
Gregory P. Hanley, PhD, BCBA-D                                                                
Editor, Behavior Analysis in Practice.  Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of The Behavior Analysis Doctoral Program, Western New England University. Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Mass. Medical School

December 7, 2011                         
“Does Bipolar Disorder Exist in Children? Validation and Controversies”
Boris Birmaher, MD                                                            
Endowed Chair, Early Onset Bipolar Disease and Professor of Psychiatry, 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

November 2, 2011                             
“Growing Up with Malnutrition: Mental Health Risks over the Lifespan” 
Janina Galler, MD                                                               
Senior Scientist and Professor of Psychiatry, Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard Medical School