Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds take place the first Friday of each month October through June in Wright Auditorium, River Entrance, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle. Sessions begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 9:20 a.m., except as noted in the schedule below. Visitors may park in Lot 1 (PDF).

For more information, see below or contact the Grand Rounds coordinator, Marya Felenchak.

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We have moved to an online system for gathering our evaluations. Please note that the evaluations close at 11:45 p.m. on the third Monday after the session takes place.

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2016–2017 Schedule

October 7, 2016

Early Identification and Intervention of Psychoses: Moving Forward in Washington State 

William R. McFarlane, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry

Barry Boatman, PsyD, LMFT
Director, Early Intervention and Prevention Services for Ventura County, California, Telecare Corporation for Ventura County Behavioral Health System

November 4, 2016

Parent Training to Address Problem Behaviors of Youth With Autism

Karen Bearss, PhD
University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Acting Assistant Professor, Seattle Children’s Autism Center

December 2, 2016 

Helping Parents of Adolescents: Stringing Pearls from Developmental Science, Family Systems Theory and Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Laura S. Kastner, PhD
Clinical Professor, University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

January 6, 2017

Innovations for Promoting Positive Mental Health in School Settings: Integrating and Advancing the Evidence Base

Catherine P. Bradshaw, PhD, MEd
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

February 3, 2017

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Among Washington State’s Children: Implications for Mental Health Intervention

Paula S. Nurius, PhD
Grace Beals-Ferguson Scholar, Professor and Associate Dean, Transdisciplinary Scholarship, University of Washington School of Social Work

Laura Porter
Former Director, Washington State Family Policy Council and Learning Institute, Foundation for Healthy Generation, Co-founder of ACE Interface, LLC

March 3, 2017

Pediatric Research in Complementary and Integrative Health 

Wendy Weber, ND, PhD, MPH
Chief, Clinical Research in Complementary and Integrative Health Branch, Division of Extramural Research, National Center for Complementary Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health

April 7, 2017

Research Advances in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders From Around the World 

Heather Carmichael Olson, PhD
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington; Investigator, Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children’s Research Institute

May 5, 2017

Facilitating Difficult Conversations Across Cultural Boundaries – From Theory to Practice

Lee Mun Wah, MS, MA
Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folkteller, educator, community therapist and master diversity trainer, StirFry Seminars and Consulting

June 2, 2017

Promoting Early Detection and Intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Washington State Communities

Wendy L. Stone, PhD
Professor of Psychology, Director, READi Lab, Research in Early Autism Detection and Intervention, University of Washington

2015–2016 Sessions

October 2, 2015

Overdiagnosed and (Often) Undertreated: PEARLS to Personalized ADHD Treatment

Mark Stein, PhD, ABPP
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington

November 6, 2015

Early Detection and Intervention of Psychotic Disorders in Youth and Young Adults

William McFarlane, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, Maine 

December 4, 2015

The Risk for ASD: Younger Siblings and the Neural Mechanisms of Autism

Sara Jane Webb, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington; Seattle Children's Research Institute

January 8, 2016

Perinatal Depression: Why Be Concerned? What Can We Do About It?

Sherryl H. Goodman, PhD
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Emory University

February 5, 2016

Early Behavioral and Neural Predictors of Language in Infants at Risk for ASD

Helen Tager-Flusberg, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University; Director, Center for Autism Research Excellence

March 4, 2016

Methylphenidate vs. Atomoxetine in Youth with ADHD: Comparative Effectiveness, Differential Response and Mechanisms of Action 

Jeffrey Newcorn, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, The Mount Sinai Hospital

April 1, 2016

Disorders of Self-Regulation in Children: From Genes to Brain to Treatment

Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology, University of Vermont

May 6, 2016

Learning to Run Before We Can Walk: Studying the Impact of Rapidly Occurring Legal Changes Related to Marijuana and Implications for Prevention

Christine Lee, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington; Associate Director, Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors, University of Washington

June 3, 2016

Looking Back Into the Future of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Bryan H. King, MD, MBA
Professor and Vice Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director, Seattle Children’s Autism Center, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital