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A free educational program exclusively for patients, families and friends.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry invites you to attend our upcoming Patient and Family Education Event: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Education Day.
This exciting event will offer an update on new research findings and important clinical topics for parents, their family, friends, and others. The morning will feature a variety of topics including:
In the afternoon, our discussions will focus on:
We will offer interactive panel discussions throughout the day that include our presenting faculty and a parent panel. Patients and families will also have the opportunity to offer comments and ask question.
This program is made possible through the generosity of the Joan and Leonard Engle Family Foundation.
The Department of Psychiatry was established in 1934. In the course of eight decades, its scientists and clinicians have made significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of mental health disorders. Today, the department includes more than 600 affiliated psychiatrists and psychologists and has the largest clinical research program in the hospital, which includes research in neuroscience, genetics, and the assessment of new and established treatments for mental health disorders.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry has been named the #1 psychiatry department in the country by U.S. News and World Report 17 times.
The Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Psychiatry offers a wide range of evaluation and treatment programs specifically shaped to help children and adolescent needs.
The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment to Massachusetts General Hospital patients with the full spectrum of psychiatric conditions and behavioral or emotional difficulties. Our first priority is to evaluate and treat primary care patients at Mass General and Mass General Hospital for Children, collaborating with your child’s treatment team on all major decisions affecting his or her mental and medical health.
With more than 15,000 patient visits a year, we are one of New England's busiest outpatient programs specializing in child and adolescent mental health.Part of a world-class academic medical center, our program focuses on children and adolescents, though we often care for these patients well into adulthood. The most common conditions we treat include: ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, conduct disorders, major depression, OCD, psychosis, Tourette’s syndrome and motor tic disorders.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy was launched in 2005 to bring high quality continuing medical education to psychiatrists, primary care doctors, psychologists, social workers, and other health professionals around the world through live programming and the Internet. In 2010, the Psychiatry Academy assumed responsibility for patient education programs that were formerly provided by the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute (MADI) Resource Center. The Psychiatry Academy now provides education for individuals, families, non-professional caregivers, and the community about mental health, translating the latest research advances into practical information to help people work with their doctors toward the most accurate diagnosis and the best possible treatment results.
Welcome and IntroductionJudith CliffordJanet Wozniak, MD
Parenting Children With AnxietyJulie M. Edmunds, PhD
"Personality and parenting: What to do to increase alliance and effectiveness"Michelle C. Jacobo, PhD
Launching Transitional Age YouthLaura Prager, MD
Mood DisordersJanet Wozniak, MD
Resiliency Training for KidsJohn W. Denninger, MD, PhD
Course DirectorTimothy E. Wilens, MDChief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Co-Director, Center for Addiction Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Judith CliffordThe Joan and Leonard Engle Family Foundation
Kyle A. Williams, MD, PhDDirector, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program, Massachusetts General HospitalInstructor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Janet Wozniak, MDChair, Quality and Safety Department of Psychiatry Director, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Service Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Clinical and Research Program Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
James McKowen, PhDProgram Director, Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS)Assistant in PsychologyMassachusetts General HospitalInstructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Ellen Braaten, PhDDirector, Learning and Emotional Assessment Program, Massachusetts General HospitalTrack Director, Child Psychology Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolAssistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Nancy S. Rotter, PhDCo-director, Pediatric Behavioral Medicine ProgramAssistant Director, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry ServicePsychologist, Food Allergy Center and Pediatric GastroenterologyMassachusetts General Hospital Assistant Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Michelle C. Jacobo, PhDDirector, Dialectical Behavior TherapyAssociate PsychologistMassachusetts General HospitalAssistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Laura M. Prager, MDDirector, Child Psychiatry Emergency Consult ServiceDirector, Transitional Age Youth ClinicMassachusetts General HospitalAssociate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Anne Fishel, PhDDirector, Family and Couples Therapy, Massachusetts General HospitalAssociate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
John Denninger, MD, PhDDirector of Research, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General HospitalAssociate Director of the Mass General-McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency, Training ProgramInstructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Rose Desilets, MBA, Business Manager and Registrar, Psychiatry Academy, Massachusetts General HospitalGrace Shanks, Senior Program Coordinator, Psychiatry Academy, Massachusetts General Hospital Lynda Reid, PMP, Program Coordinator, Psychiatry Academy, Massachusetts General Hospital
The Starr Center Auditorium Massachusetts General Hospital185 Cambridge Street, 2nd FloorBoston, MA 02114
Due to the increasing demands of patient and patient visitor parking, Mass General is no longer able to support event parking in the Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey, or Charles River Plaza garages. Because of the hospital’s close proximity to the Charles/Mass General Red Line Station, the use of public transportation whenever possible for all events is highly recommended.
Note: Parking will no longer be discounted or validated free of charge.
Take the MBTA Red Line to Charles/MGH or the Green Line or Orange line to North Station.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 866-644-7792
Charitable contributions are an increasingly important source of support for research, professional and public education and clinical care. Our community education programs are made possible by the generosity of individual and foundation donors. We welcome and appreciate contributions of any size and maintain donor confidentiality at all times.
To make a gift to support the public education programs of the Department of Psychiatry, please contact the Mass General Development Office by phone 617-726-2200 or visit us online.
For information on specific needs and giving opportunities, please call the Director of Development for Psychiatry at 617-724-8799.
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