Presidential Symposium

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WAIMH congress Rome, Presidential Symposium,

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

09:00   Award ceremony New Investigator Award

9:05     Paper of the 2016 New Investigator Award receiver
Parent-child interaction in the context of parental obesity and links to children’s development  
Sarah Bergmann (Germany)

09:30   Presidential Address
Supporting Infant Mental Health – Challenges Across the World! 
Kai von Klitzing (Germany)

10.00   Presidential Symposium
Worldwide Refugee Crisis and Infant Mental Health – Introduction           
Giampoalo Nicolais (Italy) & Kai von Klitzing (Germany)

10.30 Coffee break

11.00   Bringing Joy, Addressing Needs of Mothers and Young Children in the Bangladesh Refugee Camps
Erum Mirian (Bangladesh), JoAnn L. Robinson (United States)

11.30  Unaccompanied minor refugees in Italy                                                     
Serena Battilomo, Ministero della Salute (Italy)

12.00 Refugee families and their young children in Italy
Francesca Bocchino, Save the Children Italy (Italy)

12.30 The situation of families and young children in Australia refugee camps
Campbell Paul (Australia)