Workshop - Jacob Sperber, MD, Chair, Darlene Guerrier, MD, Navneet Iqbal, MBBS, Kenneth Stewart Thompson, MD, Presenters
The 2018 AASP Humanitarian Forum - Sheila Judge, MD, Chair, Leah Joan Dickstein, MD, Henri Parens, MD, Presenters, John H Halpern, MD, Discussant
Symposium - Eugenio M Rothe, MD, Chair, Aida Spahic Mihajlovic, MD, Holly Ackerman, Catherine S May, MD, Andres J Pumariega, MD, Presenters, Pedro Ruiz, MD, Discussant
Positive Psychiatry, Positive Psychology, and Positive Psychotherapy: Sociocultural, Clinical, and International Perspectives
Symposium - Consuela C Cagande, MD, Chair, Shridhar Sharma, MD, R Rao Gogineni, MD, Erick Messias, MD, Francis Aguilar, MD. Presenters, Dilip Jeste, MD, Discussant
Presenters will elaborate on the philosophy, features, and clinical application of each of these related interventions, which share a humanistic appreciation of promoting well-being and positive traits such as resilience, optimism, wisdom, compassion, and spirituality.
Workshop - James L Griffith, MD, Presenter
Brief psychotherapeutic interventions that can fill a practice gap for persons struggling with "normal suffering" such as demoralization, spiritual crises and other normal syndromes of distress
Promoting Sustainable Mental Health Systems after Humanitarian Disasters: "Building Back Better" Strategies in Global Mental Health
Symposium - Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD; Suzan Song, MD, MPH, PhD; Allen Dyer, MD, PhD; Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD; James Griffith, MD, Presenters
In contrast to immediate resources, case studies of humanitarian responses will describe needs, facilitators, and barriers related to sustainable mental health care in emergency-affected populations . Common themes across emergencies will be highlighted in terms of training, research, policy, and standardized national approaches.
Refugee Psychiatry: Practical Tools for Building Resilience of Displaced Persons and Refugee Communities to Migration-Related Stressors
Council on International Psychiatry Workshop - James L. Griffith, MD and Dyani Loo, MD, Chairs, Amitha Prasad, SuZan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, Presenters
Addressing migration and post-migration stressors, different subgroups with needs, & treatment strategies. The APA Human Rights Award will be presented at the start of the workshop to the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Centers.
Council on Children, Adolescents and Their Families Workshop - Megan E Baker, MD and Gabrielle L Shapiro, MD, Chairs, Lorena E Reyna, MD, Christina Tara Khan, MD, PhD, Tiffany Ho, MD, Presenters
Experiences and challenges in implementing child and adolescent collaborative care in various treatment settings, including federally qualified & other community mental health centers, clinics in ethnic neighborhoods, & county networks
Exploring Epigentics-Driven Multimodal Interventions: Diets, Nutriceuticals, Exercises and Brain Games in Alzheimer Dementia
Symposium - Simon Chiu, MD, PhD, Michel Woodbury-Farina, MD, Chairs, Mariwan Husni, MD, Mujeeb Shad, MBBS, MSc, John Copen, MD, MSc, Presenters,James Fleming, MD, Discussant
Critical reviews of epigenetic dysregulation in age-dependent cognitive impairment, how nutraceuticals and other modalities influence regulatory enzymes and pathways, issues in translating research into actual interventions
Workshop - Leah Dickstein, MD and Michelle B. Riba, MD, Chairs, Anne K. Costakis, MD, Becca Munro, Dayna Menninger, Pooja Lakshmin, MD, Christina Demopulous, Presenters
A highly interactive and popular workshop, offered for two decades, on what makes a good parent, and how parents know when they have erred or succeeded
Minority and Underrepresented Caucus for Asian-American Psychiatrists Symposium - Rona Hu, MD and Amy Poon, MD, Chairs, Megan E. Baker, MD, Steven Sust, Paula Tran, Grace Lee, Grace Liu, Bharat Sampathi, BA, Presenters, Francis Lu, MD, Discussant
Cultural stigma & pressure to succeed were identified as some factors in suicide clusters that affected adolescent male teens of Asian-American descent. Vignettes to address difficult parent-teen scenarios will be performed and discussed.
Minding the Future: What Physicians and the APA Can Do To Help Eliminate Childhood Poverty and Achieve Health Equity
The 2017 AASP Humanitarian Forum - Kenneth Thompson, MD, Chair, Benard P. Dreyer, MD, FAAP, Presenter, Paul Summergrad, MD, Discussant
The 2017 Abraham L. Halpern Humanitarian Award of the American Association for Social Psychiatry will be presented to Dr. Benard P. Dreyer for his tireless work with medical & other organizations around the country to end childhood poverty
Presidential Symposium: Paving the Way to Improving Global Mental Health in High- and Low-Resource Countries
Milton Wainberg, MD, Chair 8:00–11:00 – Room 25A
Gary Belkin, Annika Sweetland, DrPH, MSW, Francine Cournos, MD, Pamela Collins, Presenters
Discussing multiple strategies to address the global mental health research and treatment gap, poorly funded compared to non-mental global health programs, despite the well-documented global burden of mental illness.
Posters by members of the American Association for Social Psychiatry
AASP Symposium - Andres J Pumariega, MD, Chair, William Arroyo, MD, Francisco Fernandez, MD, Eugenio Rothe, MD, Presenters, Kenneth S Thompson, MD, Discussant
APA Caucus on Religion, Spirituality, and Psychiatry Workshop - Rama Rao Gogineni, MD, Chair, Steven Moffic, MD, Driss Moussaoui, MD, John Pettit, MD, Shridhar Sharma, MD, Chris Winfrey, MD, Presenters
AASP Workshop - Rama Rao Gogineni, MD, Chair, Morton Beiser, MD, Ali Mufti, Khalid Mufti, Aida Spahic Mihajlovic, MD, Kenneth S Thompson, Presenters
The 2015 AASP Humanitarian Forum - John H Halpern, MD, Andres J Pumariega, MD, Co-Chairs, Nada L Stotland, MD, Andres J Pumariega, MD, Presenters, Steven S. Sharfstein, MD, Discussant