Items Tagged ‘child psychiatry’

How this pediatrician is working to protect the health of incarcerated kids

March 12, 2018

How this pediatrician is working to protect the health of incarcerated kids

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Los Angeles County has the largest juvenile justice system in the nation, consisting of more than 8,000 minors detained in juvenile halls and probation camps each year. With many adolescents facing imprisonment at a young age, Dr. Elizabeth Barnert has made it her mission to understand the impact of juvenile incarceration on youths and how […]

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Tags: adolescent psychiatry, child psychiatry, children with disabilities, dr. elizabeth barnert, incarceration, juvenile incarceration, legislation, minors, pediatrics, policy, public health, public policy


Parents and their children learn to reduce conflict, boost social skills

February 16, 2017

Parents and their children learn to reduce conflict, boost social skills

By uclahealth uclahealth

More than 2,000 families have passed through the doors of the UCLA Parenting and Children’s Friendship Program since it was founded almost 35 years ago. While each of those families faced unique challenges, they were all working toward the same goal: finding better ways to interact. The program helps families accomplish that with small-group parenting courses […]

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Tags: adolescent psychiatry, adolescents, bedtime routines, best friend, caregivers, child psychiatry, depression, Dr. Shilpa Baweja, families, family, friends, friendship