Despite what appears to be a surprisingly high prevalence, and their status as a global public health problem, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are under-recognized and often missed or misdiagnosed. Latest FASD prevalence estimates range from 2 to 5% of the younger elementary school population in active case ascertainment studies. Information on diagnosis and what has come to be called “FASD-informed care” (including innovative tailored treatments) can be useful in the practice of child psychiatry, psychology and other health disciplines. This is especially true because there are high rates of mental health problems in the clinical population of those meeting criteria for a condition on the fetal alcohol spectrum.
The Developmental Pathways Project: Lessons Learned While Conducting a 17-Year Cohort Study of Depression and Conduct Problems in Seattle Adolescents
Viewers will learn about a Seattle cohort study, the Developmental Pathways Project, that has contributed to understanding the etiology, phenomenology and outcomes of comorbid depression and conduct...
Promoting Early Detection and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Washington State Communities
Early detection of ASD is critical for optimizing child outcomes, yet many barriers to identifying and serving these children exist in our current healthcare delivery system.
Facilitating Difficult Conversations Across Cultural Boundaries: From Theory to Practice (Part 3)
By making use of mindful facilitation techniques from an Eastern-influenced perspective, we add possibilities to more effectively mediate conflicts, foster more authentic relationships and improve...
Facilitating Difficult Conversations Across Cultural Boundaries: From Theory to Practice (Part 2)
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