The Beijing Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Group Forum was held on 17 December 2016 at Peking University People’s Hospital. This forum is hosted by the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Group, Pediatric Branch, Beijing Medical Association (BMA), and organized by LIH Olivia’s Place Beijing, discussing current issues in the field of developmental behavioral pediatrics. Prof. Qin Jiong, group leader of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Group, Pediatric Branch, BMA, and professor at Peking University People’s Hospital, acted as the chairman of the forum; vice group leader Prof. Jin Chunhua and Prof. Han Tongli also hosted academic lectures.
Dr. Lynn Turner, a Senior Educational Psychologist from the UK and Lead Psychologist at LIH Olivia’s Place Beijing, was invited to give a lecture entitled “Behavioral Difficulties in Children-Common Causes and Management.” In her lecture, Dr. Turner presented topics including “why children behave in different ways,” “when behavior is an issue,” “causes of problematic behavior” and “advices for parents and caregivers.” She also brought forward ideas and suggestions on parenting situations in China. Her lecture led to animated discussion, interaction, and reflection among the participants and also provided new references to further interventions of behavioral disorders.