The pace of life in today’s world is accelerating, the everlasting values are being questioned, the value of the basic social institutions is being leveled under the influence of global processes, uncontrolled information flows and technical progress. All these stressors have a significant pressure on the adult population and constantly “check on the strength” of the psyche of children and adolescents, who are much more vulnerable and susceptible to external influences than adults. Therefore it is our task as that of professionals in various fields – from medicine to pedagogy, from economics to sociology, from government to scientific expertise – to pay particular attention to the younger generation on the scope of the upcoming Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the needs of the XXI Century.
On the first Congress day – 7 October, 2016 – at the Special Session 1. Child & Adolescent Mental Health – distinguished experts and executives present differentiated approaches on maternal and child mental health, prevention of pregnancy pathology, family mental health, educational psychology, psychological stress in adolescents, adolescent psychopathology, etc.
Keynote speeches will be delivered by: Dr Gordana Milavic M.D., F.R.C.Psych, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Maudsley Child and Adolescent International , London, UK, Co-chair of the WPA Section “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” (UK and Serbia ), Prof. Emilia Afrange, President of Brazilian Association of Psychotherapy (ABRAP), President of Latin-American Federation of Psychotherapy (FLAPSI) (Brazilia), Prof. Tatiana T.Batysheva, Chief Specialist for Children Medical Rehabilitation of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Director General of the Federal Center on Children Neuropsychiatry, President of Russian National Association of Experts in the Field of Infantile Cerebral Paralysis (Russia), Prof. Mohammad Khodayarifard, Vice-president of the World Council for Psychotherapy, Ph.D., Professor of Child Clinical Psychology and Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Education the University of Tehran (Iran), Dr. Carol Povey, Director of the Center for Autism, National Autistic Society (UK) and others.
Please visit the Congress’s website to access online registration for the congress program, including detailed information and registration options: www.mental-health-congress.ru/en/