A regular forum for caregivers from diverse disciplines to discuss emotional and social challenges inherent in patient care.
Programs for War-Affected Children
...and using observational and longitudinal data to develop and evaluate them.
Yale Child Study Center Grand Rounds, May 10th, 2017
Theresa S. Betancourt Sc.D., MA
Associate Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health
Director, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity
Growing Up with Books
Lizzy Rockwell, Children's author and Illustrator, spoke about the significance of children's books in development, the process of writing, illustrating, and publishing picture books, and ways to engage young children with books and art.
Neurobiological Underpinnings of Core Psychoanalytic Constructs
Yale Child Study Center Grand Rounds, April 25th.
The Annual Samuel and Lucille Ritvo Lecture
Bradley S. Peterson, MD, shares experimental models that are relevant to the study of core psychoanalytic constructs, which are impossible to study directly during psychoanalytic sessions.
Research results include studies on self-regulation, internal conflict, subconscious phobic stimuli, and intergenerational effects of severe depression
How Much is Too Much? Impact of Screens and Technology on the Developing Brain
Yale Child Study Center Grand Rounds, April 18th, 2017
Dmitri Christakis, MD, MPH, talks about both short and long term effects of different kinds of screen interactions on babies and children, using research in mice and humans.
Specialized Inpatient Psychiatry for Youth with Autism and Intellectual Disability
Dr. Matthew Siegel, Director of the Developmental Disorders Program of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, speaks about his experience leading a Pediatric Inpatient Psychiatry unit specialized for youth with autism or other intellectual disabilities. He discusses the mismatch between traditional psychiatric inpatient design and the needs of this population, and the benefits that come from modifying the environment to take into account the ways youth with autism or intellectual disability learn and thrive.