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Child Mental Health Forum

Child Mental Health Forum: 2017-2018

  • October 4, 2017 - Addressing the Impact of Trauma on Children from Brain to Policy: State and National Efforts to Make a Difference

Lisa Amaya-Jackson, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences,
Duke University School of Medicine
Associate Director, UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Training Director, Center for Child & Family Health

  • November 1, 2017 - The Science and Practice of Social and Emotional Learning in Preschools and Schools

Stephanie M. Jones, Ph.D.
Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

  • December 6, 2017 - Promoting Best Practices in Supervision in Systems of Care

Michael A. Hoge, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Clinical Training in Psychology
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

  • January 3, 2018 - The Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Epidemic: The Most Cost-Effective Prevention Strategies

Steven Gortmaker, Ph.D.
Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology, 
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

  • February 7, 2018 - Leveraging Neuroscience to Strengthen the Building Blocks of Mental Health in the Early Years

Jack Shonkoff, M.D.
Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development 
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Graduate School of Education
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital
Director, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

  • March 7, 2018 - Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Outcomes, Practices, and Systems

George Sugai, Ph.D.
Professor and Carol J. Neag Endowed Chair 
Center for Behavioral Education and Research 
Neag School of Education
University of Connecticut, Storrs

  • April 4, 2018 - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Life Course Burden Within and Across Generations

Karestan Koenen, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology 
Departments of Epidemiology and Social and Behavioral Sciences 
Harvard School of Public Health

  • May 2, 2018 - Language Deprivation Syndrome in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Adolescents: An Under-Appreciated Clinical Entity and its Mental Health Implications

Sanjay Gulati, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, 
Harvard Medical School