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Child Mental Health Forum

Child Mental Health Forum

Dr. Claudio Toppelberg

Claudio O. Toppelberg, MD
Director of Continuing Education and Research Scientist, Judge Baker Children’s Center
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

The Child Mental Health Forum is one of the longest continuously running lecture series in the country.  Forum presenters are renowned clinical, research, and academic leaders in child and adolescent mental health. The Forum aims to provide intellectually stimulating information on scientific advances and evidence supporting clinical practice and research. Those who attend the Forum are eligible to obtain CE/CEUs depending on their discipline. 

The Forum is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00AM to 11:15AM EST. Please note that the presentations will take place virtually through Zoom.

2021-2022 CALENDAR 

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October 6, 2021

[Topic: The relationships of cannabinoids and the onset of psychosis; Title: TBA]

Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine;
Director, Schizophrenia Neuropharmacology Research Group at Yale (SNRGY)

November 3, 2021

[Topic: The current state of psychiatric genetics; Title: TBA]

David Glahn, PhD
Associate Chief for Research and Director, Tommy Fuss Center for Neuropsychiatric Disease Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Boston Children's Hospital;
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

December 1, 2021

[Topic: Gender development and well-being in transgender, cisgender, gender nonconforming, and intersex children; Title: TBA]

Kristina Olson, PhD
Professor of Psychology, Director of the Human Diversity Lab, Princeton University 

January 19, 2022

[Topic: Addressing ethnoracial disparities in mental health risk, assessment, and service delivery; Title: TBA]

Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University;
Lecturer of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University 

February 2, 2022

[Topic: ADHD through the lifespan, as a family disorder, in its relationship to sleep and its management; Title: TBA]

Margaret D. Weiss, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Director of Clinical Research in Child Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance 

March 2, 2022

TBD

April 6, 2022

TBD

May 4, 2022

TBD

Continuing Education (CE/CEU) Information

Physicians: The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Psychologists: The Children's Hospital Boston Psychology Division is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Children's Hospital Boston Psychology Division maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

Social Workers: The National Association of Social Workers has approved this series for continuing education credits for social workers.

Past Forums

Child Mental Health Forums: 2020-2021

Child Mental Health Forums: 2019-2020

Child Mental Health Forums: 2018-2019

Child Mental Health Forums: 2017-2018

Child Mental Health Forums: 2016-2017

Child Mental Health Forums: 2015-2016

Child Mental Health Forums: 2014-2015

Child Mental Health Forums: 2013-2014

Child Mental Health Forums: 2012-2013

Child Mental Health Forums: 2011-2012