Mental Health 101

Navigating Mental Health Services For Your Child or Adolescent

Mental Health 101 – Navigating Mental Health Services For Your Child


Northern Virginia

Intended For

Parents and Professionals


Thursday, March 5th, 2020. 7:00pm - 9:00pm

About the event:

Please join The Ross Center and Fusion Academy – Tysons for an interactive discussion to help understand and navigate the continuum of child and adolescent mental health services. An overview of assessment and treatment options will be presented, including:

• Different types of therapy and how to choose a therapist

• Psychiatry, and when a psychiatric evaluation or medication should be considered

• Psychological and neuropsychological testing and how to determine which test is necessary

The discussion will be facilitated by Ross Center child psychologists Stephanie Posner, PsyD, and Christina Tripodi-Mitchell, PsyD, and child psychiatrist Daniel Pine, MD, Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Program. Following the presentation there will be an interactive Q and A. Bring all of your questions about mental health services, treatment options, diagnoses and local resources. Light refreshments will be served.




The Ross Center
Auditorium – 1st Floor
1595 Spring Hill Road, Suite 520
Vienna, VA 22182

For more information, please contact:
Laurie Stern at [email protected] or 703-687-6610
Ann- Marie Stripling at [email protected] or 352-562-5088


  • Stephanie Posner , JD, PsyD


    Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia

  • Daniel Pine , MD


    Washington, D.C.

  • Christina Tripodi Mitchell, PsyD, NCSP

    Psychologist, Director of Psychological Testing and Evaluation

    Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia

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