Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry across the World

This MOOC has been designed to meet the basic educational needs of people interested in child and adolescent mental health such as nurses, community health workers, teachers, general practitioners, medical students, adult psychiatrists, and parents. The course is basic and each session includes a 20 minutes video. Teachers are respected professionals from all over the globe.

MOOC 2022 – Open for registration now!

Enrolment: From Feb 13, 2022 to June 7, 2022

Course: From May 2, 2022 to June 14, 2022

Language: English

Format: Duration: 5 weeks | 20 hours

Please click here for more information. If you wish to participate in live session and obtain a certificate, you need to enrol on . This will allow you access to a forum and to evaluate (quizzes, peer-reviewed questions etc.).


The course is available here:

1. Introduction (Bruno Falissard, France)

2. Normal development in child and adolescents (Naoufel Gaddour, Tunisia)

3. Clinical assessment and examination (Ogurotimi Adejumo, Nigeria)

4. Mood disorders (David Cohen, France)

5. Anxiety disorders and trauma (Ogurotimi Adejumo, Nigeria)

6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Yi Zheng, China)

7. Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorders (Yi Zheng, China)

8. Substance abuse (Olivier Pham, France)

9. Autism (Petrus de Vries, South Africa)

10. Schizophrenia (Laura Viola, Uruguay)

11. Eating disorders (Evelyn Attia & Matthew Shear, USA)

12. Suicide and non-suicidal self-injury (Sigita Lesinskiene, Lithuania)

13. Intellectual disability and learning difficulties (Nora Rodríguez Perrett, Uruguay)

14. Associated somatic disorders (Oscar Sanchez Guerrero, Mexico)

15. Specificities in young children (Miri Kersen, Israel/waimh)

16. Specificities in adolescents (Savita Malhotra, India)

17. Burden and risk factors of C&A psychiatric disorders (Michael Houston, USA)

18. Treatments in C&A psychiatry (Ayesha Mian, Pakistan)

19. Evidenced based C&A psychiatry (Henrikje Klasen, Nederlands)

20. Transcultural aspects of C&A psychiatry (Marie-Rose Moro, France)

21. Treatment Planning: Beyond Categories and Dimensions (Gordon Harper, USA)

22. Psychotherapies [1] (Horacio Hojman, USA)

22. Psychotherapies [2] (Horacio Hojman, USA)

23. Where to go from here? (Julie Chilton, USA)