Triumph over Trauma: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Youth Exposed to Community Violence

Presenters: Jaleel Abdul-Adil, Ph.D., and Liza Suarez, Ph.D. 

This free webinar is designed for providers and professionals from mental health, juvenile justice, public school, faith-based, and community-based settings who serve youth and their families. Drs. Abdul-Adil and Suarez will discuss the key causes, major consequences, and professional responses related to community violence and its traumatic stress-related impacts on youth, including: a) exploring the historic and contemporary causes of violence exposure among urban youth and their families; b) understanding the inter-related contexts of violence exposure that impact urban youth; and c) developing specific goals for implementing best practices for serving violence-exposed urban youth.

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