On Demand Meyerhoff Lecture: Children's Mental Health: A Global Perspective
The Meyerhoff Lecture: A Special Complimentary Lecture Hosted By Sheppard Pratt & University Of Maryland
This presentation was originally reviewed on May 24, 2022, and broadcast live online on May 26, 2022, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET.
The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.
There are few human tragedies that stir sympathy and concern more deeply than to see the suffering of children from around the world; this can lead to spontaneous feelings and impulses of wanting to help. However, such impulses need to be harnessed in a productive manner. On a global scale, psychiatric disorders are among the most common of medical morbidity. We share in a global responsibility to transcend cultural and political boundaries to identify childhood-onset psychiatric illness as an international public health crisis that demands the attention and efforts of clinicians, families, stakeholders, and policy makers around the world.
What happens to children when their world is turned upside down? Their predicament is both overwhelming and inescapable. While many countries are beginning to focus more on mental health and allocating resources - far too many children and adolescents still face obstacles when seeking care from a child mental health professional. This presentation will identify the global challenges we face in children’s mental health, share successful psycho-social programs that have been developed, and how to face cultural and political challenges and ways to provide educational tools to those on the field.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Recognize, identify, and differentiate the developmental aspects to the way children and adolescents express their responses to trauma of any kind.
- Identify community and cultural factors that are important considerations for establishing mental health care for children and adolescents
- Identify mediating variables that can serve as protective factors in identifying youngsters who may be more vulnerable and experience more difficulties.
Sheppard Pratt’s Professional Education Program is pleased to provide Wednesdays at Sheppard Pratt free of charge as a public service to the mental health community. Your tax-deductible donations will help maintain the outstanding quality of this service.
Sheppard Pratt is dedicated to improving quality of life through mental health, special education, and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Our patient-centered treatment approach, combined with our legacy of clinical excellence, sets us apart from other health systems on both a local and national level. We have been ranked among the nation’s top psychiatric hospitals for 24 consecutive years by U. S. News & World Report. Founded in 1853 by philanthropist Moses Sheppard, Sheppard Pratt still abides by its Quaker traditions and values.
Sheppard Pratt regularly hosts renowned speakers from across the country at our headquarters in Towson. We provide educational opportunities on subjects including psychiatric disorders, issues of behavioral health, systems-based change, mental and somatic co-morbidities, psychiatric effects on health and health outcomes, advances in neurobiology, and clinical developments in concepts underlying drug treatment of psychiatric disorders. We are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education, the Maryland Nurses’ Association, the Maryland Board of Psychology, the Maryland Board of Social Work, and the National Board of Certified Counselors.
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About the speaker
Paramjit T. Joshi, M.D. is the Distinguished Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at the Children’s National Medical Center and Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences & Pediatrics, at the George Washington University School of Medicine since September 1999. After graduating from the Christian Medical College in Ludhiana India, she first trained and practiced as a pediatrician. After moving to the United States, she completed her training in general and child and adolescent psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she remained on the faculty for over two decades.
She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and inducted into the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP). She has held several national offices at the AACAP, SPCAP and the ABPN – notably President of the Society of Professors of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2006-2008), President of AACAP (2013-2015) and currently Chair of the Board of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2020-2021).
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Paramjit T. Joshi, M.D. , reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients during the past 24 months. She will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.
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Meyerhoff Lecture: Children's Mental Health: A Global Perspective
Paramjit T. Joshi, MD
Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Interim Chair, Psychiatry and Human Behavior
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Originally reviewed May 24, 2022.
Originally broadcast live May 26, 2022, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
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