Online Program

Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session combines research and practice perspectives impacting the mental health of children, youth, and families. This session addresses the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waiver, impact of autism on maternal mental health, family dynamics in military families facing reintegration and the psychodynamics of bullying behavior.
Session Objectives: Identify the service components associated with time to psychiatric hospitalization post discharge from Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver services (HCBS). Describe gaps in the research analyzing interventions to support the mental health of mothers of children with autism and military parent mental health, parenting stress and child functioning. Describe the research of documenting the effects of having a child with autism on maternal mental health.

Improving maternal mental health after a child's diagnosis autism spectrum disorder: Results from a randomized controlled trial   
Emily Feinberg, ScD, CPNP, Zhandra Ferreira-Cesar, MPH, Howard Cabral, PhD, MPH and Michael Silverstein, MD, MPH
Military parent mental health, parenting stress and child functioning at reintegration: A snapshot guiding intervention development   
Abigail Ross, PhD, MSW, MPH, Glenda Kantor, PhD, David Prouty, MSW, MPH and Ellen DeVoe, PhD
Cumulative risk and promotive factors and physical and relational aggression during early adolescence   
Sarah Stoddard, PhD, Carissa Schmidt, MPH, Raelle Saulson and Marc Zimmerman, PhD

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Men's Health Caucus, Disability

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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