AAP Trauma-Informed Pediatric Provider course: Addressing Childhood Adversity and Promoting Resilience

Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX

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

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

For detailed course information and to register, visit shop.aap.org/tipp2019

 Save $150!  Register by February 2, 2019 for Early Bird Rates.

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