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Child Mental Health Forum

Child Mental Health Forum: 2013-2014

May 7, 2014
“Applied Behavior Analysis, Intervention of Choice for Autism: How Does It Work and What is the Evidence Behind It?”

Richard B. Graff, PhD, BCBA
Clinical Director, New England Center for Children

April 2, 2014
“Delivering a Machine-Learning-Based System for Rapid Detection of Autism to Families and Clinicians”

Dennis Paul Wall, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of the Computational Biology Initiative, Harvard Medical School

March 5, 2014
"Preventing Depression in At-Risk Adolescents: The CATCH-IT Intervention Program"

Tracy R.G. Gladstone, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, and Director, Robert S. and Grace W. Stone Primary Prevention Initiatives
Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College

February 5, 2014
"DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Bases"

Walter E. Kaufmann, MD
Director, Rett Syndrome Program; Co-Director, Fragile X Syndrome and Down Syndrome Programs
Clinical Director, Translational Neuroscience Center, Boston Children's Hospital
Visiting Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

January 8, 2014
"Diagnosis of Mood Disorders in DSM-5: Highlights and Review of the Evidence for Change"

Jeffrey Hunt, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

December 4, 2013
"The Science of Child Mental Health Prevention: Evolving a More Caring Society"

Anthony Biglan, PhD
Senior Scientist, Oregon Research Institute

November 6, 2013
"Influences of Childhood Adversity on Adult Physical Health"

Judith A. Crowell, MD
Professor and Director of Training, Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Division, Stony Brook University
Senior Scientist, Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard Medical School

October 2, 2013
"Systems of Care for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Children and Their Families: Their Promise and Their Challenges"

John Sargent, MD

Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center