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Judge Baker Children's Center Child MH Forum: Addressing the Impact of Trauma on Children from Brain to Policy: State and National Efforts to Make a Difference

  • Judge Baker Children's Center 53 Parker Hill Avenue Boston, MA, 02120 United States (map)

Lisa Amaya-Jackson, M.D., MPH
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine and Associate Director, UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Training Director, Center for Child & Family Health

This presentation will provide an overview of the compelling translational science and public health approach to the biopsychosocial impact of psychological trauma on young children and the subsequent national policy mandate for awareness and access to quality treatment. Dr. Amaya-Jackson will review National Child Traumatic Stress Network core concepts of childhood trauma and evidence-based treatments targeting trauma sequela that have been brought to bear in state mental health policy and implementation science to support community providers and youth experiencing the consequences of traumatic life experiences.

Target Audience: Physicians (psychiatrists, pediatricians, child neurologists), psychologists, social workers, other mental health clinicians and researchers, and students and trainees.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Understand the underlying core concepts of childhood trauma and the trauma-specific treatments and interventions that should be considered in treating children with exposure to trauma and suffer its impact.

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Earlier Event: September 21
Family engagement training for providers