ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
Dr. Shashank Joshi is Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Education, at Stanford University, and Director of School Mental Health at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and Co-chair of the AACAP Committee on Schools. He is a member of the Steering Committee of Project Safety Net, Palo Alto, and of the Student Mental Health Policy Workgroup for the State of California. He has been the recipient of numerous awards in teaching and public service, including an Unsung Hero Award for his work in suicide prevention from the Santa Clara County Mental Health Board in May 2012.
Dr. Joshi’s scholarly work focuses on cultural aspects of mental health, doctor-parent-teacher collaboration in medical care, and suicide prevention in school settings. He is co-editor of the recent book: Partnerships for Mental Health: A Guide to Community and Academic Collaboration. Philadelphia, Springer (2015).
Thursday, July 11
9:15 AM – 10:45 AM