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McKelvey School of Engineering

Improving Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Wednesday, October 13 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Opportunities and Challenges for Multi-level Culturally Congruent Preventive Interventions

Almost 90% of the world's children live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Yet most of our knowledge about how interventions affect children’s emotional well-being comes from high-income or predominantly English-speaking countries.

In this program, Ismayilova will draw on the experience of conducting studies with at-risk children and adolescents in Kazakhstan, Burkina Faso, and Azerbaijan. She will discuss integrating multi-level intervention strategies that are aimed at building children’s individual competencies and skills to deal with traumatic and adverse childhood experiences, strengthening family-level resources and support systems, and addressing structural factors such as poverty and gender inequalities.

This program is presented in partnership with the International Center for Child Health and Development.

Register online to receive Zoom information on the morning of the event. You can also join us during the live stream.

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