The International Child Mental Health – Study Group (ICMH-SG) is a non-profit network that tasks itself the obligation to bridge the gaps in knowledge in child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) between different world regions.
The mission of the ICMH-SG is to empower and engage people around the world to do CAMH research especially cross-cultural and international studies within undeveloped and developing regions/countries.
The vision of the ICMH-SG is improved CAMH practice and excellent CAMH research equal to all around the world.
The specific aims of the ICMH-SG are to:
- Organize and deliver cross-cultural and international research studies in psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, sociology and other disciplines related to CAMH
- Organize educational activities pertained to CAMH in undeveloped and developing regions and countries worldwide
- Support evidence-based clinical and community-based CAMH service
- Disseminate information about CAMH in undeveloped and developing regions/countries through journals, books, newsletters, blogs, and other means of communication
- Contribute to initiatives aimed at improving ethical standards in CAMH service and research and
- Collaborate with and/or participating in the activities of other national and international CAMH and allied organizations.
The pillars of the ICMH-SG are practitioners and researchers working locally, sharing the same idea of equality, and inspiring others to deliver better practice and research.