Archived Grand Rounds Web Cast
Mood disorders in early childhood : Screening, Assessment, and Treatment
Dr. Karen Sharer-Mohatt
May 2, 2006
Web cast objectives:
- Participants will be provided an overview of diagnostic and treatment issues relating to mood disorders in children and youth.
- Participants will receive information on effectively using natural systems of care to support the care and recovery of children and youth with mood disorders.
- Participants will gain an understanding of the special issues relating to the presentation of mood disorders in children and youth, and the impact upon treatment decisions.
Dr. Karen Sharer-Mohatt obtained a degree in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 1994. She earned a MA degree in Rural Community Clinical Psychology from Mansfield University in PA in 1984. Dr. Sharer-Mohatt has practiced as a therapist in community mental health clinics, as a School Psychologist and Director of Special Education, and as a Clinical Psychologist in private practice and hospital consulting. Currently, Dr. Sharer-Mohatt owns a small group private practice in Lincoln, NE. She has advanced training in work with trauma and has a special clinical interest in psycholanalytic psychotherapy in the Object Relations school of thought. To enhance her learning and experience in the theory of Object Relations, Dr. Sharer-Mohatt is currently accepted as a student in the two-year core program at the International Psychotherapy Institute in Bethesda, MD.