Adversity & Resilience: The Impact of Immigration on Children and Families

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center and The Thomas Scattergood Foundation invite you to join us for Adversity & Resilience: The Impact of Immigration on Children and Families.

CCTC’s 2019 advocacy event will focus on the topic of immigration through the lens of a trauma-informed care approach. Toward the aim of further creating a welcoming city for immigrants, this event will explore topics such as the immigration experience from migration through acculturation; myths about immigrants; and individual, familial and community factors which promote success.

8:30 AM // Breakfast & Networking
9:30 AM// Philadelphia’s Immigrants: Past & Present
10:45 AM // Keynote Speaker, Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating
Dr. Kia-Keating is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Kia-Keating focuses her work around coping and resilience in the context of experiences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma, and stress, particularly for refugees and immigrants. Her research aims to better identify the cultural, developmental, protective, and promotive factors and processes that explain both risk and resilience in the face of high-risk environments.

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