Aware of the importance of this topic for all of us, this time in cooperation with the organization BHAAAS (Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences) we are organizing a webinar called "Stress today and mental health" which will be held on 16.02.2021. in the period from 14:00 to 15:00 via Microsoft Teams application.
Lectures and discussions will be held on the following topics:
STIGMA IN MENTAL HEALTH - THE IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION - Dr. med. Esad Boskailo (Phoenix, AZ), Psychiatrist
Most psychiatric illnesses have a biological background and modern psychiatry has an effective therapy for severe emotional states. Emotions such as depression, fear, anger, tension, nervousness are stigmatized and there is an urgent need to educate society on the destigmatization of mental illness.
STRESS AND ANXIETY IN CHILDREN - Dr. med. Amer Smajkić (Chicago, IL) / Child Psychiatrist
What are the early signs of stress, anxiety and methods of treating them in children.
STRESS AND EARLY GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN - Dr. sci. Nirvana Pištoljević (New York, NY / Sarajevo), Child Developmental Psychologist and Behaviorist
The impact of toxic stress on early brain growth and development in children has been scientifically proven to be one of the greatest risks for developmental disorders. What can we do to reduce the effects of stress on children's development and how to help children with developmental difficulties?
1. Esad Boškailo, MD Associate Proffesor of Psychiatry University of Arizona School of Medicine Associate Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix BHAAAS- Past president
2. Amer Smajkic M.D. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist General Psychiatrist Chicago USA BHAAAS- President of Medical Section
3. Nirvana Pistoljevic, Ph.D. Adj. Assist. Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, CABAS® Senior Behavior Analyst/Assist. Research Scientist, Executive Director EDUS-EDUCATION FOR ALL, BHAAAS-Past president