It’s OK! Addressing Mental Health in Children & Adolescents

In this module, participants will gain practical strategies to address mental health issues in children and adolescents. They will explore the prevalence and impact of mental health problems in young individuals, learn about early identification and intervention of mental health issues, and understand the role of various stakeholders in supporting mental well-being in young individuals. The module also emphasizes evidence-based interventions in addressing mental health in young individuals, creating supportive environments for young individuals with mental health issues, highlighting the importance of collaboration, and equipping participants with practical tools and strategies to make a positive impact on the mental well-being of children and adolescents.

Who am I ?

Akif Basri

Mohd Akif Farhan bin Ahmad Basri is a consultant clinical psychologist, PhD candidate, and best-selling book author. He has over five years of experience in the clinical setting and is passionate about advocating for mental health awareness. Akif has served as a part-time psychology lecturer, resident clinical psychologist, and visiting clinical psychologist. He is also a board member, professional panelist, and co-host for Sembang Tepi Kak Gee. Akif is a full member of the Malaysian Society of Clinical Psychology and the Malaysian Psychological Association.

Akif has a PhD candidacy in the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Malaysia and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s in Developmental Psychology, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the same institution. He has given invited talks to Malaysian student associations, corporate institutions, and public universities.

Akif has professional skills in conducting standardized psychological assessments and is proficient in conducting Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Mindfulness techniques. He is fluent in spoken and written Bahasa Melayu and English and has beginner-level spoken Mandarin.

Akif has also published academic research and has made appearances on mainstream media outlets such as Astro Ria and Bernama TV. He is a best-selling book author, a Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka Reading Icon, a Young Professional Male Icon, and a social media influencer.

What Will You Learn?

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Class Information


2nd June 2023


8.00 PM - 10.00 PM


Zoom Meeting


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