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Webinar: After the Medical Surge: Promoting Resilience and Identifying Risk Factors for the Development of Traumatic Stress

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Hosted by the Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals, this 1-hour lecture is designed to discuss psychological after-effects for children, adolescents, and their families associated with experiencing a traumatic event.  Learning objectives are as follows:

Define psychological trauma
Recall best practices for promoting resiliency and supporting families after a traumatic event including a medical surge event
Understand the impact of medical trauma for pediatric populations
Describe risk factors for the development of acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
Identify evidence-based resources and organizations for additional learning and family support

Takeshia Williams, Ph.D., LCP
Division of Psychiatry & Psychology, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School