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Dec 05

Developing Social Skills in Children

  • Dates
    Thursday, December 5, 2013 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Location
    The Evelyn Rome Tabas & Daniel Tabas Auditorium 610 West 112th Street, New York NY, 10025
  • Contact
    Esperanza Olivo / 212-875-4467 /
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Event Description

Expert Workshop Series

This presentation will focus on the topic of normative social skills development in children. Norms and pathology will be addressed from the psychiatric and developmental point of view. Social, behavioral, and biological aspects will be explored with emphasis on norms. We will discuss some of the clinical manifestation of psychiatric disorders and their effect on social skills.

Fadi HaddadFadi Haddad, M.D. is involved in teaching in the child psychiatry fellowship program at NYU. He is also the medical director of the Center for Family Development where he provides care, therapy and medication management to Adopted children and their Family. The work in the center focuses on attachment issues between children and their adoptive parents.

He was actively involved in opening the only Child Psychiatric Emergency Room in NY State, at Bellevue Hospital. He established the policies and procedures and functioned as the director of the Child Psychiatric Emergency Services, as well as Director of Mobile Crisis team and Crisis Clinic at Bellevue hospital.

Dr. Haddad is trained in the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, with special expertise in mood disorders, LGBT-affirmative mental health services and attachment disorders in adopted children.

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