About one in four adults suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.
(Kessler et al. 2005)
In recent years recognition of the potential impact that parental psychiatric disorder can have on a child has increased. Several aspects of children's development can be affected, including their physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and behavioural development. (Ramchandani and Stein 2003)
However, this impact of a parental mental illness on children is still underestimated by most of the professionals. (Küchenhoff 2001)
KIDS STRENGTHS for you as professionals offers training resources and also the possibility to raise questions via e-mail (English, German or Spanish).
Your Contact Person:
Manfred Pretis PhD, psychologist, special educator.
Basic and further education of professionals together with Aleksandra Dimova.
Operatively working with children in the context of mental-vulnerable parents