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Child Mental Health Forum

Child Mental Health Forum: 2018-2019

  • October 3, 2018 - Technology and the Assault on Empathy in Adolescents and Young Adults

Sherry Turkle, Ph.D.
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • November 7, 2018 - Addressing Adolescent Mental Health Beyond the Clinic: Lessons from the Global South

Vikram Patel, MBBS, Ph.D.
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Research Fellow,
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine,
Harvard Medical School and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

  • December 5, 2018 - Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Research, INSERM, 
Sorbonne University, Paris, France

  • January 9, 2019 - Why do People Hurt Themselves? Using New Technologies to Better Understand, Predict, and Prevent Suicidal Behavior

Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D.
Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology,
Harvard University

  • February 6, 2019 - Gender Identity Development in Children and Adolescents

Elizabeth Freidin Baumann, Ph.D.
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School

Cynthia Telingator, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School

  • March 6, 2019 - Exploring the Unique Needs of Adopted Teens: Four Essential Tasks for Parents and Providers

Katie Naftzger, LICSW
Author of “Parenting in the Eye of the Storm: The Adoptive Parent’s Guide to Navigating the Teen Years.”

  • April 3, 2019 - Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

Niobe Way, Ed.D.
Professor of Developmental Psychology, 
New York University

  • May 1, 2019 - Treatment Strategies for Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Jess Shatkin, M.D., MPH
Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
New York University School of Medicine