Prevalence of mental health problems and protective factors in children and adolescents affected and unaffected by HIV/AIDS in rural Rwanda
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Provision of health care to the public
Describe resilience and mental health of children affected by HIV in rural Rwanda Identify potential mechanisms for mental health problems in HIV affected children Discuss future interventions that may prevent or reduce mental health problems in HIV affected children
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the Principal Investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on the developmental and psychosocial consequences of concentrated adversity on children and families, resilience and protective processes in child and adolescent mental health, and applied cross-cultural mental health research. My research aims to provide effective protections and services for children and families affected by communal violence/armed conflict, HIV/AIDS, and other forms of adversity.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.