How do you prepare for, live through, and recover from the stress of disasters? This talk covers the nuts and bolts of what to do and what not to do to prevent traumatic stress reactions in ourselves and also in the survivors we serve.
Child psychiatrists are grappling with the problem of pervasive use of marijuana in an age where legalization of use for adults has led to even greater use in teens. In this episode, we go over two recent interviews in The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report.
Informed consent is so much more than a quick signature on a form - it is an ongoing process that organizes medical care for doctors, patients, and families. This podcast covers the parts of informed consent process and a free download of a concise form.
Getting a bill passed is a huge process. We cover a philosophy for 'fixing the world', the ups and downs of the legislative process, and managing meetings with important people. This is followed by a play by play on the bill we ran this cycle in 2019.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS ) is getting a lot of attention and a lot of marketing. But is it safe and effective for children and adolescents? And if so, what's the cost and what should it be used for? Listen to my Carlat Podcast and find out.
In this talk, we cover the range of developmental levels of social problem solving - all 16 - described by Drs. Stanley Greenspan and Stuart Shanker in their book The FIrst Idea. This is a great way to assess and support social-emotional development.
This is not just playing hooky! In our new podcast for The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Mara Goverman and I talk about understanding and helping kids who just won’t go to school. We cover assessment, interventions and, when needed, medications.