3345.0 Issues in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health

Monday, October 27, 2008: 2:30 PM
Leaders in the field will present their work on issues of critical importance to the the mental health care of children, adolescents and their families.
Session Objectives: After attending this session, learners will be able to describe the role of health care providers in promoting mental health literacy, identify risk factors for the early emergence of children's suicidal ideation, articulate the association between online violence and aggression offline, and describe the challenges in implementing mental health screening in pediatric practices.

2:30 PM
Implementing mental health screening in children state-wide: Challenges and lessons learned
Karen Hacker, MD MPH, Robin Adair, MD, Betsy Brooks, MD, Alison Schonwald, MD and John Straus, MD
3:06 PM
3:24 PM
3:42 PM
Frequency and implications of exposure to violent web sites on youth mental health and behavior
Michele Ybarra, MPH PhD, Philip J. Leaf, PhD, Merle Hamburger, PhD and Marie Diener-West

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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