Watch Mini Med School 2022 Sessions
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Introduction to Mental Health and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Learn how mental disorders affect young people, what causes these disorders, and what makes prevention and treatment programs effective. And discover the significant impact of ADHD, interventions to support ADHD, and ADHD-related research highlights. Presented by Dr. Charlotte Waddell, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University; Director Children's Health Policy Centre. | Dr. Janet Mah, Investigator & Registered Psychologist, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UBC. | Watch here.
Somatization and Risky or Self-Damaging Behaviours
Somatization involves the physical experience of emotions. Somatization symptoms can interfere with academic, social, and physical development. Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) involves deliberate injury to one's own body without suicidal intent. Learn how NSSI evolves over time. Presented by Dr. Amrit Dhariwal, Investigator & Psychologist, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, UBC. | Dr. Brianna Turner, Affiliate Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Victoria. | Watch here.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the 'Omic' Spectrum of Autism
Learn how researchers are working to improve the delivery of care to children and youth with OCD. The iTARGET-Autism Research Program is subgrouping "The Autisms" through phenome, genome, metabolome, microbiome and proteome discoveries. Presented by Dr. S. Evelyn Stewart, Investigator & Director of Research for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, BC Children's Hospital; Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, UBC. | Dr. Suzanne Lewis, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Professor, Dept. of Medical Genetics, UBC. | Watch here.
Stigma and Resilience, Attachment-Based Family Intervention, and Drug Interactions
Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, Executive Director, Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC); Research Director, McCreary Centre Society; Director & Professor, School of Nursing, UBC. | Dr. Marlene Moretti, Canada Research Chair, Youth Clinical Psychological Science; Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser University. | Dr. Dean Elbe, Investigator & Pharmacy Specialist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Instructor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC. | Watch here.