Addressing the Impact of Trauma on Children from Brain to Policy: State & National Efforts to Make a Difference

April 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lisa Amaya-Jackson, MD, MPH, DFAACAP

Lisa Amaya-Jackson, MD, MPH, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine and is Co-Director of the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress - which is the coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Dr. Amaya-Jackson is a co-founder of the Center for Child & Family Health - and is Director Emeritus of its NC Child Treatment Program. She has done past research in trauma assessment and cognitive-behavioral treatment for PTSD, and is now focused on collaborations to create a national trauma-informed mental health workforce for children and their families. She has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and co-edited Enhancing Early Attachments: Theory, Research, Intervention, and Policy.
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