Being There for Someone with Depression

Language: English
Topic Age Range: School District Wide (Pre-K – 12th Grade)

Brief Description
This presentation will be provided by a CHOC Psychologist and will focus on expanding the community’s understanding of common symptoms and behaviors associated with depression, across different environments. Additionally, the presentation will provide the audience with strategies that caregivers/general public can use to help support those with depression.

Date Aired: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 | 6:00 – 6:45 PM  

Presenter: Shirin Mostofi, PsyD, Pediatric Psychologist, CHOC Intensive Outpatient Program

Presenter Bio
Dr. Mostofi has over ten years of experience working with children and adolescents. Her current focus is helping teens who are at risk for suicide through the adolescent afterschool Intensive Outpatient Program at CHOC.


  • Increase understanding of depression
  • Identify how depression may present at home and school
  • Learn tools to support someone with depression