Essentials of child and adolescent psychiatry across the world

Essentials of child and adolescent psychiatry across the world

This MOOC, proposed by the IACAPAP (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions), is intended for people who want to learn the most basic notions in child and adolescent psychiatry. The main disorders (depression, autism, attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder, etc.) are tackled, like more general topics (development, the psychiatric interview, treatments, etc.). Professors come from all the continents and try to give a comprehensive picture of child and adolescent psychiatry.

Prérequis - Condition d'accès

No specific skills or knowledge is required to follow this course. It is open to all those who have, for professional or other reasons, an interest in the mental health problems that can be encountered by children and adolescents.

Modalités de Validation

Each chapter is followed by a quizz and an exercice (fill in the blank) They will allow you to assess knowledge acquired. Peer-corrected open questions : in the last two weeks, participants will have to produce documents analysed by others participants. To obtain certification, participants must obtain a note over 60/100. Quizzs are for 40, Exercices for 40, Peer assesments for 20


Week 1 Chapter 1 : Introduction Chapter 2 : Normal development in child and adolescents Quizz Chapter 2 Exercice Chapter 3 : Clinical assessment and examination Quizz Chapter 3 Exercice Chapter 4 : Mood Disorders : Child and adolescent depression Quizz Chapter 4 Exercice Chapter 5 : Anxiety Disorders and Trauma Quizz Chapter 5 Exercice Week 2 Chapter 6 : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Quizz Chapter 6 Exercice Chapter 7 : Disruptive Behavior Disorders Quizz Chapter 7 Exercice Chapter 8 : Substance Abuse Quizz Chapter 8 Exercice Chapter 9 : Autism Quizz Chapter 9 Exercice Week 3 Chapter 10 : Early Onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Quizz Chapter 10 Exercice Chapter 11 : Eating Disorders Quizz Chapter 11 Exercice Chapter 12 : Suicide and non suicidal self-injury Quizz Chapter 12 Exercice Chapter 13 : Intellectual Disability and learning difficulties Quizz Chapter 13 Exercice Week 4 Chapter 14 : Associated somatic disorders Quizz Chapter 14 Exercice Chapter 15 : Infant psychiatry Quizz Chapter 15 Exercice Chapter 16 : Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescence Quizz Chapter 16 Exercice Chapter 17 : Epidemiology of Child and Adolescents mental Diseases Quizz Chapter 17 Peer Assesment Week 5 Chapter 18 : Evidence Based Medicine Quizz Chapter 18 Exercice Chapter 19 : Transcultural aspects of Child and Adolescents Psychiatry Quizz Chapter 19 Exercice Chapter 20 : Evidence based treatments in child and adolescent psychiatry Quizz Chapter 20 Exercice Chapter 21 : Treatment Planning: Beyond Categories and Dimensions [part 1] Chapter 22 :Treatment Planning: Beyond Categories and Dimensions [part 2] Chapter 23 : And where do we go from here ? Peer Assesment

Méthodes Pédagogiques

The course is structured in 5 weeks Each week will provide 4-5 themes treated by eminent world experts

Institution / Organisme :
Université Paris Sud

Dates :
Toute la journée,
16/04/2020 - 19/07/2020

Equipe pédagogique

BRUNO FALISSARD President of the IACAPAP (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions),



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