“South to South Collaboration to Strengthen Child and Adolescent Mental Health in SSA: Lessons Learned from SMART Africa Center”
Virtual Conference – April 21-22, 2021

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The Relationship Between Family Cohesion and Depression Among School Going Children with Elevated Symptoms of Behavioral Challenges in Southern Uganda
Josephine Nabayinda, Vicent Ssentumbwe, Christopher Damulira, Phionah Namatovu, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Proscovia Nabunya, Joshua Kiyingi, Apollo Kivumbi, Flavia Namuwonge Mary M. McKay, Kimberly Hoagwood and Fred M. Ssewamala

Characteristics of Vulnerable Pregnant Adolescents Enrolled in PND-Suubi Project in Wakiso District, Uganda
Violette Nabatte, Agnes Nakanwagi, Joseph B. Baluku, Susan Nakubulwa, George Sempiira, Yvonne Karamagi and Barbara Mukasa

Children’s Experiences of Physical and Sexual Violence in the Wake of Covid-19 in Uganda
Clare Ahabwe Bangiranaa, Laban Kashaija Musinguzib, Mathew Amolloa, John Bosco Apotaa, Denis Nono and Timothy Opoboa

Sexual Health Behaviors and Literacy among Ugandan Adolescent Girls in the Suubi mHealth Study: Implications for Advancing Comprehensive Sexual Health

Tyriesa Howard Howell, William Byansi, Proscovia Nabunya,  Nina Kaiser, Erin Kasson, Fred M. Ssewamala, Patricia Cavazos-Rehg

The relationship between family relations and child behavioral challenges among school-going children in southwestern Uganda

Ozge Sensoy Bahar, William Byansi, Latoya Small, Christopher Damulira, Proscovia Nabunya, Joshua Kiyingi, Josephine Nabayinda, Phionah Namatovu, Fred M. Ssewamala, Mary McKay

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Family Economic Empowerment Intervention to Promote HIV Treatment Adherence among Perinatally Infected Adolescents: Findings from the Suubi+Adherence Study
Yesim Tozan, Ariadna Capasso, Sicong Sun, Torsten B. Neilands, Christopher Damulira, Flavia Namuwonge, Gertrude Nakigozi, Abel Mwebembezi, Barbara Mukasa, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Proscovia Nabunya, Claude A. Mellins, Mary M. McKay and Fred M. Ssewamala

A Multiple Family Group-Based Intervention (SMART-Africa) to Promote Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Uganda: A Costing Study
Yesim Tozan, Ariadna Capasso, Phionah Namatovu, Joshua Kiyingi, Christopher Damulira, Josephine Nabayinda, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Mary M. McKay, Kimberly Hoagwood and Fred M. Ssewamala

Mechanistic Effects of a Family Strengthening Intervention on Child Outcomes in Rwanda
Sarah K. G. Jensen, Matias Placencio-Castro, Jordan Farrar, Robert T. Brennan; Jean Marie V. Havugimana, Ursula Kajani, Vincent Sezibera and Theresa S. Betancourt

The Quandary of Migration: Narratives of Independent Adolescent Migrants from Selected West African Countries
Mavis Dako-Gyeke, Richard Baffo Kodom, Sulemana Alhassan and Ernestina Korleki Dankyi

Call for Abstracts ended March 12.  Acceptance notifications were sent March 22, 2021.