The Child Mental Health course covers a series of topics related to the mental health of children and adolescents.The course will also give information on illness detection and primary care intervention. This course is designed for those who work with children, including psychologists, social workers, doctors, nurses, specialists in occupational and physical therapy, speech therapists, teachers, and parents. Topics covered include: - Most common mental illnesses among children and adolescents - Stages of a child’s growth - Distinction between emotional distress and mental illness
A faculty member in the College of Medicine at Harvard University and Vice President of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Hesham Hamoda is a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard University, and a consultant psychiatrist at the Children's Hospital in Boston.