Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 11 days
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This methodological multi-disciplinary Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change course offered by the University of Bergen will have mental health in focus.

About

This Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change course is offered by the University of Bergen. This is one of six parallel PhD courses of the annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS). This interdisciplinary venue for exploring some of the greatest challenges of our time attract around one hundred PhD candidates, researchers and policy makers every year.

The primarly research perspective of this Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change course addresses: global health policies on mental health; health system integration strategies; mental health and culture (including bold exposures and risk factors such as forced migration); dealing with extreme burdens (such as war, crime, deprivation, undernutrition and abuse); alcohol and drugs; and child development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 11 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Topics include:
  • Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change
  • Measurements of Mental Health in low to middle income countries
  • The role of (mental) health in international institutions and globalizing societies
  • Course Logistics, Students Groups, Logistics
  • Recognition and identification of ADHD and ASD and associated problems
  • Researching mental health in children in LICs with a focus on vulnerable groups
  • eurology, harmful exposures on the brain in LMICs: epidemiology, detection, preventive measures and interventions” 
For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Audience

The courses are designed for PhD level and are open to:

  • Candidates currently enrolled in a PhD programme
  • Junior researchers — including those in their last stages of their master programme, with extensive working experience, and those who have recently completed their PhD or are enrolled in a post-doc programme.

Lecturers

Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen, Professor, Centre for International Health, UiB (Course leader)


Professor Ingunn Engebretsen (UiB)

Ingrid Kvestad (UiB)

Maj-Britt Posserud (UiB)

Esperance Kashala Abotnes (UiB)

Arild Opheim

Else-Marie Loberg (AFR)

Vilde Skylstad

Patrick O'Loughlin (tbc)

Ketil Ødegaard (UiB)

Andrea Winkler 

Christine Ødegaard

Melf Kühl (UiB)

Gro Sandal (UiB)

David Sam (UiB) 

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements


Tuition Fee


Funding

For more information, please visit the programme's website.

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