6th International Child & Adult
Behavioral Health Conference


6th International Child & Adult
Behavioral Health Conference
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6th International Child & Adult
Behavioral Health Conference
March 1-3, 2018
Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

The conference is accredited with 19.25 CME hours by the Health Authority by Abu Dhabi (HAAD), 18.0 CME hours by The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) and 17.0 CME hours by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS).


with participation from world renowned psychiatric institutions


Dear Colleagues,


On behalf of the scientific committee, it gives us immense pleasure to invite you to the “6th International Child and Adult Behavioral Health Conference” to be held on 1-3 March, 2018 at Jumeirah Etihad Towers.


The 5th International Child and Family Behavioral Health Conference was marked as one of the most successful and productive events in the region in 2017 with participation from world renowned psychiatric institutions including the American Academy for child and adolescent psychiatry, University of Chicago and the Maudsley institute of London.


The theme for the conference in 2018 will be bridging the gap between scientific research and clinical practice. With heavy emphasis on all aspects of research including; genetics, biological, clinical and epidemiological research with many lectures and training workshops for aspiring researchers.


A comprehensive three day conference has been prepared through a combined collective effort by the members of the scientific committee, who furthermore have secured participation of world class scientists, renowned teaching faculty, thought leaders, academics, health practitioners, and stakeholders in a wide range of fields and disciplines to encourage exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices in the arena of child and adult behavioral health.


The conference presents high-level scientific content with major updates and state of the art lectures in the treatment and management of children and adults with mental and behavioral health disorders. Furthermore, to accommodate the comprehensive scientific program, two parallel symposia, provoking key note lectures, and a variety of workshops will run simultaneously for each sub-specialty.


The program features various psychiatric disorders including ADHD, Eating Disorders, Autism, Psychotic Disorders, Depression, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Addiction Disorders and the many other critical topics that affect Children and Adults. In addition, there will be many workshops to train professionals who work with children in clinical practice, at schools, hospitals, special-needs centers and other settings were services are provided to children. There would be workshops to train examiners for the Arab Board, workshops to prepare candidates who will be taking the Arab Board’s in general psychiatry and this year, we will be offering a full day of intensive research training for junior psychiatrists and senior residents who are interested in pursuing a career in academic research.


We will continue to offer one full track of new research in both English and Arabic.


We bring you a neutral interface with the industry in order to present the latest available therapeutics and technology that will help you provide the best possible care for your patients.


The program will allow ample opportunities for participants to connect with each other and discuss various behavioral health disorders across the region.


We look forward to welcoming you in the magnificent city of Abu Dhabi in this unique educational experience in March 2018.


This is an opportunity not to be missed!



Dr. Ahmad Al Almai
Chairman, Child Behavioral Health Conference
Consultant and Head of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Ghanem Hassani
Chairman, Adult Behavioral Health Conference
Consultant Psychiatrist
Al Ain Hospital
Al Ain, UAE


  • Psychiatrists
  • Pediatricians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • School Counselors
  • Family Medicine
  • Residents & Fellows
  • Nurses
  • Policy Makers, Government, Academia and other Mental Health Professionals
  • Speech and Behavioral Therapists and All Rehabilitation workers
  • Psychologists
  • Neurologists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • General Practitioners
  • Specialist Nurses and Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Medical Students
  • Parents and families


  • 17th November, 2017 Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 23rd January, 2018 Early bird Registration Closes


  • Accredited with 19.25 CME hours by the Health Authority by Abu Dhabi (HAAD).
  • Accredited with 18.0 CME hours by The World Psychiatric Association (WPA).
  • Accredited with 17.0 CME hours by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS).




  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Physician
  • Nurses / Social Workers
  • Others