Haitian Association for the Mental Health of Children, Adolescents and the Family

Association Name (English) 
Haitian Association for the Mental Health of Children, Adolescents and the Family (HAMCAF) 

Association Name (French)  
Association Haïtienne pour la Santé Mentale des Enfants, des Adolescents et de la Famille (AHSMEAF) 

Acronym 
HAMCAF 

Country 
Haiti 

About the association  
The Haitian Association for the Mental Health of Children, Adolescents and the Family (HAMCAF) is a professional association founded on the Campus of Queensland University (UQ) which brings together professionals working in the field of Childhood Mental Health, of adolescence and the Family in Haiti, whatever their mode of exercise and their profession. According to its statutes, its purpose is to promote and coordinate studies, research and training actions concerning the mental, emotional and intellectual disorders of children, adolescents and families who are victims of acts of kidnapping as well as their treatment and prevention. . It proposes to bring together members of various professions contributing to this goal. 

The main objective of the association is to promote the mental health of children, adolescents and the family in Haiti by: 

  • Improving the qualifications of child, adolescent and family mental health professionals in Haiti 
  • Improve awareness and information of the Haitian population on the mental health of children and adolescents and the families who are victims of acts of kidnapping.  
  • Establish relationships between organizations and institutions involved in the field of Child Mental Health and other related activities. 
  • Promote research and expertise in cooperation with the Queensland University Haiti  (UQ). 

Key appointment holders 

  • Dr. Euguens Femine , Professor of child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Queensland University (UQ) Haiti : www.uqstegnetwork.org  
  • Jean-Claude Dorsainvil, Professor of Social Work & Psychology at Queensland University (UQ) Haiti : www.uqstegnetwork.org   
     

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