Research Centre for Child Psychiatry and INVEST Research Flagship Center, University of Turku, Finland, are organizing a seminar/ webinar
Evidence-based treatment of depression
The goal of the seminar is to distribute knowledge on effective treatment of depression across the life span, and the possibilities provided by digital and digitally assisted mental health interventions. The speakers are leading scientists on the field of psychoterapy, depression and digitalized interventions. The topics will be discussed by professionals from the Finnish clinical community and research community.
The event is aimed at doctors, psychologists, psychotherapists and other health care professionals, and is open to anyone interested.
Register by 8.5.2022. Link to the online participation will be sent before the event by email.
Admission free. A recording of the event will be available for those who have registered for two weeks after the event.
9.00 Opening words, professor Andre Sourander, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, University of Turku
9.20 Psychotherapy across the life span: Opportunities and challenges – Professor Pim Cuijpers, Department of Clinical, Neuro and Developmental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
10.20 Commentary: Treatment of depression in Finland
Resident in Adolescent Psychiatry, psychotherapy trained, Tiina Alihanka – Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Turku University Hospital; Chief Physician Noora Scheinin – Finnish Student Health Service; Chief Physician, specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapist Silja Runsten – Geriatric Psychiatry Working Group, Hospital Nova of Central Finland; Psychologist, psychotherapist Päivi Oravainen – Kohtauspiste. Chair: Assistant Professor David Gyllenberg, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, University of Turku
11.15 Lunch break
12.30 Voimaperheet digitally assisted CBT intervention for depressive symptoms during pregnancy – Research Coordinator Terja Ristkari, Researcher Tarja Korpilahti-Leino, Researcher Tarja Koffert
13.00 Developing and studying blended interventions for depression and anxiety in routine mental health care settings – Professor Heleen Riper, Department Clinical, Developmental and Neuro Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
14.00 Research on digital interventions for depression – Professor Pim Cuijpers
14.45 Panel discussion on digital interventions
Chief Physician Teemu Parpala – Central Ostrobothnia Joint Municipal Authority for Social and Health Services Soite, psychologist Ilona Halme from student health care, Postdoctoral Researcher Azam Yunus – INVEST Research Flagship, University of Turku, Coaches Saana Sourander and Linda Casagrande – Voimaperheet Yhdessä vahvaksi research project, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, University of Turku. Chair: Senior Researcher Miika Vuori, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, University of Turku
15.15-15.30 Summary of the day
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