Symposium: Models & Treatments in Child Social Development for the 21st Century

20 January 2017

Learn about the latest advancements in treating social development in children. Experts from the Brain and Mind Centre and Westmead Children’s Hospital, along with special guests from Duke University in the United States, will review and discuss evidence of new treatments. And argue the case for new scientific models that emphasise individually-tailored, contextually-specific care, as the future of treatments for child social development in the 21st century.

Speakers & Topics:

  • Professor Adam Guastella - Translational models for advancing the treatment of autism in children: Hormones, immune system and behaviour therapies. 
  • Associate Professor Lin Sikich - Treatments in Autism: Challenges and Possible Solutions
  • Professor Russell Dale - Immune mechanisms in acquired neurological disease
  • Professor Simon Gregory - Developing biomarkers and mechanism of oxytocin use in autism
  • Associate Professor David Hawes - Parenting, risk pathways, and clinical change in child conduct problems: A transdiagnostic perspective
  • Professor Mark Dadds - Outcomes, moderators, and mediators of empathic-emotion recognition training for complex conduct problems in childhood 

Event details

  • When: 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Where: Brain and Mind Centre
    Level 5 Lecture Theatre
    94 Mallett Street, Camperdown
  • Cost: Free
  • RSVP: Places are limited so please RSVP to avoid disappointment
  • Contact:
    Professor Adam Guastella
    Senior Clinical Research Fellow at Brain and Mind Centre 
  • More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1615692325405559/
  • Speaker/ Performer:
    Professor Adam Guastella 
    NHMRC Career Development Fellow
    Director, Autism Clinic for Translational Research
    Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine
    University of Sydney 

    Associate Professor Lin Sikich 
    Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Duke University School of Medicine, United States

    Professor Russell Dale 
    NHMRC Practitioner Fellow
    Professor of Paediatric Neurology
    Petre Professor of Paediatric Neurology Research
    Westmead Children’s Hospital and University of Sydney

    Professor Simon Gregory
    Professor of Neurology
    Professor of Medicine
    Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
    Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, United States

    Associate Professor David Hawes 
    Co-Director, Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic
    Brain and Mind Centre, School of Psychology
    University of Sydney

    Professor Mark Dadds
    NHMRC Principal Research Fellow
    Director, Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic
    Brain and Mind Centre, School of Psychology
    University of Sydney


Symposium: Models & Treatments in Child Social Development for the 21st Century

Where Brain and Mind Centre
Level 5 Lecture Theatre
94 Mallett Street, Camperdown
When

20 January 2017


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