CMI In The News
9-Year-Old Psychopath: Dr. Alan Ravitz On How To Diagnose Children As Psychopaths
May 15, 2012 The Huffington Post
HuffPost Parents went to the Child Mind Institute's Senior Director of Forensic Psychiatry and Senior Pediatric Psychopharmacologist Dr. Alan Ravitz with some of the biggest questions about child psychopathy derived from The New York Times Magazine's powerful cover story, "Can You Call a 9-Year-Old a Psychopath?"Read More View Comments | Add Comment
On Page Six: We Hear...
May 15, 2012 The New York Post
Page Six's round-up of upcoming events announces Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer's talk at the Child Mind Institute's annual Adam Katz Memorial Lecture on May 16, 2012 at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Should You Friend Your Doctor On Facebook?
May 15, 2012 Prevention
Prevention magazine asks the Child Mind Institute's Dr. Ron Steingard about his opinion on patients "friending" their doctors on Facebook. There is no wide consensus about what is and what is not professional online behavior for doctors, according to a recent survey in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Steingard said he felt it is unprofessional and when it comes down to it, the question is one of privacy and safety.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
How will new 'psychiatric bible' change mental illness diagnosis?
May 14, 2012 MPR News
Dr. Ron Steingard, psychiatrist and senior pediatric psychopharmacologist at the Child Mind Institute talks with The Daily Circuit about the test version of the DSM, due out next year. The radio segment discusses the revision's rumored changes, the first in 11 years.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Radio
May 14, 2012 The Coffee Klatch
The Coffee Klatch's Marianne Russo talks to Dr. Steven Kurtz, director of the ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute about stomping the stigma of ADHD and empowering parents to seek help for their children during National Children's Mental Health Week.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
How Many People Believe A.D.H.D. Is Caused by Poor Parenting?
May 11, 2012 The New York Times
Parents magazine and the Child Mind Institute ran an online survey of opinions and attitudes toward children’s mental health that pushed a lot of buttons concerning A.D.H.D. The survey found that a good chunk of parents' peers think children with A.D.H.D. struggle more with poor parenting than with a definable, treatable medical condition. The survey responses merit a conversation about the causes of A.D.H.D., particularly during National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
What Is Sensory Processing Disorder? How To Diagnose Children With Sensory Issues
May 11, 2012 The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post featured the Child Mind Institute's story on sensory processing issues written by Beth Arky. The article explains what sensory processing disorder is and how to diagnose it in children.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
SAMHSA and Cyndi Lauper celebrate youth who overcome trauma and the "Heroes of Hope"
May 11, 2012 MarketWatch
Cyndi Lauper joined the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in celebrating the seventh annual National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. The Child Mind Institute sponsored the reception of the national event that focused on youth who have experienced a traumatic event and the caring adults who have helped them be resilient.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Can You Recognize Myths About Autism, Anorexia And Other Disorders?
May 10, 2012 The Huffington Post
Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute explains on the Huffington Post that for parents of children with psychiatric disorders, knowledge is power. The more parents know about children's mental health, the more likely they'll be to help their kids "before they miss out on the main task of childhood and adolescence -- learning." Take the quiz to see how many myths you can bust about about autism, anorexia, dyslexia and depression.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Let's talk about the mental health of our kids
May 10, 2012 Naples News
During National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, May 6-12, 2012 mental health professionals are giving talks to raise awareness as part of the Child Mind Institute's Speak Up for Kids campaign. In Naples, Florida Javier I. Rosado, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor at Florida State University will give the Speak Up for Kids talk, "Managing Problem Behavior: Strategies for Parents and Teachers" and Kim Weisberg, LCSW, Clinical Supervisor at Youth Haven, Inc. will give a talk on "Tools for Working with Children-Play Therapy and More."Read More View Comments | Add Comment