Past events – WCAIMH Talk: January 26, 2017 – Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Early Childhood DC:0-5

SPEAKER: Dr. Sonya Nicole Vellet, Psychologist TOPIC: An overview and discussion of clinical perspectives” will focus on key articles in the most recent IMHJ (Volume 37, Number 5, Sept-Oct, 2016) including one on Relational  Pathology by Zeanah et al., and two commentaries by IMH experts. A link to access the articles will be posted in the New Year.

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Past Events – WCAIMH Talk: November 24, 2016 – Separated or Divorced Families and Mental Illness

SPEAKER: Elizabeth (Liz) Sourisseau, M.A., M.A., Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician, Surrey, BC TOPIC: This presentation will address issues that arise in the context of children under six years with mental health issues whose parents who are separated or divorced and have an acrimonious relationship. The focus will be on what the challenges there are and how to navigate and address them.  

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Past Events – WCAIMH Talk: October 27, 2016 – Anxiety in Young Children and a New Promising Intervention – Little Champions

SPEAKER: Danielle Kavin, M.A. R.C.C. has been a clinician with Child and Youth Mental for the past 10 years with a focus on the early years for the past eight years. She is also a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at SFU. SUMMARY: Anxiety is the most prevalent mental health concern for children. Little Champions is an anxiety intervention for children ages 4-7 years and their parents. Danielle will review with is the Little Champions intervention, its application for a younger population and a summary of her doctoral...

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