Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

CAP-1 Clinical Conference: "Costa Rica: The Impact of Mental Health Education in a Rural High School: A Culturally Sensitive Approach"

Cindy Vargas Cruz, MD, MBA
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of cultural humility and sensitivity in the development of international mental health projects
  • Appreciate the value of adolescent mental health education  and awareness campaigns reducing stigma
  • Review the utilization of mindfulness interventions when working with groups of young populations


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: Main Hospital, 2nd Floor, Mable Weed Conference Room
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 3, Carr Auditorium


UCSF Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, May 16 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143