University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.
A depression treatment program created by University of Texas at Austin educational psychologist Kevin Stark has been adopted by mental health professionals in Belgium and the Netherlands as the government sanctioned treatment for children experiencing depressive disorders.Read more
The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Educational Psychology is partnering with Dell Children's Medical Center to create the Texas Child Study Center. The center will consist of an outpatient clinic that offers children's mental health services, training for mental health professionals and graduate students, intervention services for families and research opportunities for faculty and students.Read more
A talking cure for depression called cognitive behavior therapy appears to cancel the risk of suicidal thinking or behavior associated with taking antidepressant medication, according to the most comprehensive and long-running study to date of depression treatment among adolescents.Read more