Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change returns with three new conversations featuring inspiring leaders working on the frontlines of current and emerging issues for children and families. The conversations are for everyone who cares for and about babies and children, and the families, professionals, and communities that protect, nurture, and enjoy them. The free series kicks off on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT.
All Learning to Listen conversations are one-hour long and feature live Spanish translation, closed-captioning, and an interactive Q and A. Certificates of attendance are available.
Episode 2: Harm and Healing: The Mental Health of AAPI and LGBTQ Children
with Warren Ng, MD
Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 3 PM ET / 12 PM PT
Warren Ng, MD, President of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Director of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services, Medical Director of Outpatient Behavioral Health, and Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center, will discuss the mental health of Asian American and Pacific Islander and LGBTQ children, the harms they are experiencing and how these have been exacerbated by the pandemic and political polarization, and the ways that we all can help AAPI and LGBTQ children and youth heal.
Warren Y. K. Ng, M.D., M.P.H. oversees the clinical programs in child, adolescent, and adult outpatient and community behavioral health at New York-Presbyterian’s Division of Community and Population Health, and the psychiatric services at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York’s outpatient, emergency department and inpatient services. President of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent, Dr. Ng serves on the New York State Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Advisory Council, and at the American Psychiatric Association has served on the Council on Children, Adolescents and their Families. He is an Aspen Institute Health Innovator Fellow, member of the Aspen Global Learning Network, and recipient of Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Martha Hooven Award for Excellence in Community Service.