Mental Health Disorders in School Age Children

May 15, 2012
11:00am - 12:30pm (PST)
Erin Telford, Children's Research Triangle

This session will examine the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among school-age children in the child welfare system. The presentation will explore contributing factors to mental health issues in this population by examining the biological changes in the developing brain induced by prenatal substance exposure and the interplay with environmental factors.