Child & Adolescent Related Content

Video: Tips to Help Children With Autism Thrive

Laura D. Mead, MSEd, provides insights to support children with autism through the current pandemic and other unexpectedly difficult times. About the Webinar Both the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and management of the condition can be frightening to parents. You may be unsure about the best...

Video: Lecture – Prediction and Prevention of Psychosis in At-Risk Youth

Presented by Tyrone D. Cannon, PhD, Yale University – Visiting Scholar Series Currently, clinicians can use interventions that can target the symptoms and functional impairments associated with psychosis. Yet, many clinicians and researchers are working on ways to prevent psychosis or address...

Video: Improving Your Child’s Behavior – Tips From Psychologists

Is it possible to parent, work remotely, homeschool children, and manage their behavior? The COVID-19 pandemic has many parents asking themselves this question as they attempt to take on multiple full-time roles. These simple, evidence-based techniques can help parents manage their children’s...

Video: Coping Tips for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It is important for parents to find healthy coping mechanisms to help themselves. This will allow them in turn to support their families. Yudelki Firpo-Perretti, PhD, and Brittany Jordan-Arthur, PhD, offer assistance to parents and caregivers who are searching for beneficial ways to address the...

Video: Reducing Family Anxiety and Worry About Coronavirus

Dr. Lisa Coyne discusses ways to validate fearful emotions in adults and children and how to reframe anxiety with kids to make the ups and downs of the pandemic a challenge that’s easier for them to overcome. The COVID-19 pandemic has made many of us worried—all the time. Many are feeling anxious...

Video: Lecture – Stigma and Male Childhood Sexual Abuse

Presented by Matthew A. Robinson, PhD, McLean Hospital – McLean Forum lecture Childhood sexual abuse of boys has received growing attention in recent years because of media coverage of sexual abuse scandals. Cases involving the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts of America, Penn State University...

Video: Anthony Sossong on Pediatric Telepsychiatry (TIPS 2019)

Anthony Sossong, MD, MS, speaks as part of the panel Digital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Emerging Perspectives. These remarks were part of the 2019 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred October 28-29, 2019 at JB...

Video: Helen Egger Speaks on Early Childhood Digital Health (TIPS 2019)

Helen Egger, MD, Langone Health, New York University, speaks on The Wonder of It All: Early Childhood Digital Health, as part of the panel Digital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Emerging Perspectives. These remarks were part of the 2019 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the...

Video: Leveraging Technology to Study Irritability in Youth (TIPS 2019)

Melissa Brotman, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health, speaks as part of the Digital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Emerging Perspectives panel. These remarks were part of the 2019 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which...

Podcast: Adolescents, Adults, and ADHD

Trevor talks to Roberto Olivardia, PhD. Dr. Olivardia specializes in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and challenges facing students with learning differences. Dr. Olivardia discusses what ADHD is, myths around the diagnosis, and strategies for managing ADHD. He also...

Podcast: Living a Life of Empathy and Experience

On today’s episode, Trevor discusses his perception of self and feeling that he is useless. He is joined by Sophia L. Maurasse, MD, medical director of McLean’s 3East Girls Intensive and Step Down Programs. Sophia discusses her difficult childhood experience fleeing from war-torn Liberia and how she...

Podcast: Boys Have Borderline Personality Disorder Too

Today, Trevor is joined by Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD, director of McLean’s 3East Boys Intensive Program, to discuss gender as it relates to borderline personality disorder (BPD). Alan talks about the differences in how BPD presents itself in men vs. women. He also notes that there is work to do in the...