The Benefits and Potential Harm of Technology on Children: A U.K. Perspective

Thursday, February 11, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

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Dr. Dubicka qualified in medicine and psychology at University College London, completing child psychiatry training in Manchester, UK, together with a doctorate in adolescent depression at the University of Manchester, where she is an honorary reader. She was an adolescent unit consultant for over a decade, working with young people with complex mental health problems, and in 2018 moved to Pennine Care Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester where she is also a research lead. In 2017 she was elected chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Child and Adolescent faculty, which involves regular advisory work on policy in child mental health.  She has a research interest in mood disorders and has been involved with several large depression treatment trials, and is currently an investigator in the STADIA study which aims to improve the detection of emotional disorders. She has been a member of the National Institute of Health Research, is the editor in chief of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, publishes and speaks regularly in the media and at national and international conferences. She has led on several reviews for the Royal College of Psychiatrists including the use of technology, and self-harm in young people.

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