Representing Victims of Childhood Trauma: Resilience Screening (EDU190404)

April 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

University of Connecticut School of Law

55 Elizabeth St, William F. Starr Hall Reading Room Hartford, Connecticut United States

Presented by the Connecticut Bar Association, the Education Law Section, the Health Law Section, and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut

About the Program

Join us for a screening of the film, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, a one-hour documentary about the science of childhood trauma and the movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Following the film, learn about the long term impact of traumatic events on children, discuss ways the medical community, legal community, and judicial system can assist victims of trauma, and create a framework for understanding how attorneys and health care providers can represent clients who have experienced traumatic events in a way that prevents continued trauma.

You Will Learn

  • The long term impact of traumatic events on children
  • Ways the medical community, legal community, and judicial system can assist victims of trauma
  • How attorneys can represent clients who have experienced traumatic events in a way that prevents continued trauma
  • How health care professionals can better understand the sources of stress for their patients and enhance patient care experience

Who Should Attend

Anyone who interacts with or provides services to victims of trauma will have interest including attorneys, judges, physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other professionals.

Cost

Free, registration required.


Speakers

Hon. Maria A. Kahn, Connecticut Supreme Court, Hartford
David R. Johnson, Ph.D., Post Traumatic Stress Center; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven

Contact

Member Service Center
Email: msc@ctbar.org
Phone: (844)469-2221