March 2-5: Addressing Childhood Adversity and Building Resilience

>March 2-5: Addressing Childhood Adversity and Building Resilience

March 2-5: Addressing Childhood Adversity and Building Resilience

 

Full details and online registration here. Early bird deadline is February 2, 2019.

Description & Learning Objectives

Many children and youth are exposed to traumatic events and adverse experiences that, if left unaddressed, can lead to toxic stress and other issues that affect lifelong health, wellness and development.

 

The 2019 Trauma-Informed Pediatric Provider Course will assist health care providers and those working in or with child servicing agencies to identify children who have experienced adversity, trauma and toxic stress and will discuss their presentation and the risk factors involved. This three and one-half day course includes the recent science, evidence base and treatments of adversity, resiliency and toxic stress and is presented by experts in the field.

American Academy of Pediatrics President, Dr. Colleen Kraft, will deliver the keynote presentation “Pediatricians as Leaders in Addressing Toxic Stress and Trauma in Children.”


COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The Biology of Adversity and Resilience
  • Trauma in Immigrant and Refugee Children
  • Routine Practices to Promote Healthy Adolescent Relationships
  • Corporal Punishment: Parent and School Discipline as Sources of Trauma
  • Supporting Children and Youth After School Violence
  • And many more

YOU SHOULD ATTEND THE TRAUMA-INFORMED PEDIATRIC PROVIDER COURSE IF YOU ARE A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER INTERESTED IN:

  • Addressing toxic stress and resiliency in the children, adolescents and families you serve
  • Creating better approaches to addressing social determinants of health and building resilience in children, families, caregivers, and providers
  • Developing your practice, your hospital, your clinic as a “trauma informed” endeavor
  • Networking with other professionals who recognize the importance of adverse childhood experiences in health outcomes across the age continuum
  • Applying the latest human development science to your practice

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By participating in this live CME activity, you will be better able to:

  • Explore what is known about the science and impact of trauma and toxic stress on brain development and overall development of children and youth
  • Recognize the clinical presentations and effects of trauma in children, youth, and their families
  • Recognize the effects of trauma on certain populations
  • Develop a trauma-informed understanding and approach to caring for children, youth and their families who have been exposed to trauma
  • Promote healing and resilience of children, youth and their families who have been exposed to trauma
  • Recognize the importance of self-care and collaboration when caring for children, youth and their families who have been exposed to trauma

2019-01-31T14:21:45+00:00January 31, 2019|AAP, CME, Education, Mental Health|