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Past Events

Virtual Child Mental Health Forum - Youth Cannabis Use: What Do We Know and What Should We Do?

April 7, 2021

Date & Time: April 7, 2021, 10AM - 11:15AM EST Location: Virtually via Zoom. Click here to register.  Youth Cannabis Use: What Do We Know and What Should We Do? Kevin M. Gray, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,Assistant Provost for Research Advancement,Medical University of South Carolina Summary: While scientific advances have yielded improved understanding of cannabinoid pharmacology and the physiological roles of the endogenous cannabinoid system, adolescents and fam...

Virtual Child Mental Health Forum - The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Parental Stress, Family Wellbeing, and Parenting Behaviors Related to Neglect and Disciplinary Practices

March 3, 2021

Date & Time: March 3, 2021, 10AM - 11:15AM EST Location: Virtually via Zoom. Click here to register.  The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Parental Stress, Family Wellbeing, and Parenting Behaviors Related to Neglect and Disciplinary Practices Christian Connell, PhD Associate Professor, Human Development and Family StudiesAssociate Director, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, Pennsylvania State University Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic has activated an extensive public health re...

Virtual Child Mental Health Forum - Family-Based Interventions in Global Mental Health: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Low-Resource and Humanitarian Contexts

February 3, 2021

Date & Time: February 3, 2021; 10:00-11:15 AM Location: Virtually via Zoom, click here to register Family-Based Interventions in Global Mental Health:  Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Low-Resource and Humanitarian Contexts Eve Puffer, PhD Assistant Professor, Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke Global Health Institute Summary: In low- and middle-income countries, up to 80% of people with mental health disorders do not receive minimally adequate trea...

Virtual Child Mental Health Forum - Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: Mental Health and Developmental Considerations and Controversies

January 13, 2021

Date & Time: January 13, 2021 from 10AM - 11:15AM EST Location: Virtually via Zoom, click here to register Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: Mental Health and Developmental Considerations and Controversies Amy Tishelman, PhD Director of Clinical Research, Behavioral Health, Endocrinology and Urology Program and Gender Multispecialty Service, Boston Children's Hospital;Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Summary: This talk will review research, and clinical considerations and...

Organizational Skills Training (OST) Groups

January 12, 2021 to March 25, 2021

Date & Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays between January 12, 2021 - March 25, 2021 from 3PM - 4PM.  Location: Virtually via Zoom.  About Beginning in January, we will be providing Organizational Skills Training (OST) groups and individual support to children ages 6 through 12. Groups will use scientifically-proven methods to improve your child’s executive functioning by teaching them ways to manage their time effectively, set and complete goals, get organized, flexibly solve problems, self-monitor, and complete homework.   The groups will meet twice a week, for 10 weeks, beginning on Janu...

Virtual Child Mental Health Forum - The Impact of Racism on the Mental Health of Black Children and Adolescents

December 2, 2020

Date & Time: December 2, 2020 from 10AM - 11:15AM EST Location: Virtually via Zoom, click here to register The Impact of Racism on the Mental Health of Black Children and Adolescents Eraka Bath, MDVice Chair for Equity, Diversity and InclusionDirector, Child Forensic ServicesSemel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLAAssociate Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Summary: Dr. Bath will discuss racism and police brutality as ...

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