Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Treating ADHD in Children: Concerns, Controversies, Safety Measures

July 10, 2020

In this podcast, we speak with a psychiatrist about topics ranging from what prompted her to pursue a career in child psychiatry to treatment strategies and common conditions comorbid with ADHD.

The Owls: A Reminder There is Hope

June 25, 2020

Sharing a love of these winged visitors brought optimism to a community.

Youth Suicide Screening Pathway

June 25, 2020

Suicide risk screening is especially challenging. Although data are not yet available to ascertain how COVID-19 will affect the suicide rate, the 3-tiered clinical pathway has been revised to accommodate mostly telehealth screening.

The Video Game Will See You Now

June 22, 2020

FDA approves video game as treatment for ADHD.

Identifying Child Abuse as Telepsychiatry Takes Hold

June 04, 2020

Allie Shapiro, MD, discusses strategies to identify child abuse and ways to approach children and their parents as COVID-19 pushes us in the direction of telepsychiatry.

Understanding Child Maltreatment

May 28, 2020

Without normative attachment, children can move into their middle years without the tools to succeed in peer relationships, school, and extracurricular activities, opening the door to perils in adolescence.

Challenges and Strategies in Foster Care

May 15, 2020

In honor of National Foster Care Month, this article sheds light on these issues and provides information for psychiatrists caring for this vulnerable population.

Depression in Children and Teens During COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Children are struggling through the pandemic. Here are strategies to spot symptoms before things get out of hand.

How Children and Adolescents Are Responding to the Pandemic

May 13, 2020

A child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist answers three key questions regarding youth and COVID-19.

Depression Awareness and Screening in Children and Adolescents

May 13, 2020

Depression in children and adolescents is associated with several impairments but the most significant concern is the increased risk of suicide in youths with depression.