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Resilient children are MADE not born.
Internationally renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence.
His clinical research and practice has focused on high-risk children. This work has examined the cognitive, behavioral, emotional, social, and physiological effects of neglect and trauma in children, adolescents and adults. This work has been instrumental in describing how childhood experiences, including neglect and traumatic stress, change the biology of the brain – and, thereby, the health of the child.His work has resulted in the development of innovative clinical practices and programs working with maltreated and traumatized children, most prominently the Neurosequential Model©, a developmentally sensitive, neurobiology-informed approach to clinical work (NMT), education (NME) and caregiving (NMC).
Join us for an enlightening day where he shares their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain’s astonishing capacity for healing. Dr. Perry will explain what happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress-and reveals what can be done to ease a child’s pain and help him heal and thrive.
Day 1 Conference: October 10th, 2018The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog
8:00 - 9:00am.............Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:30 - 10:45am........Refreshment Break
10:45 - 12:00pm........Mid-Morning Session & Q & A
12:00 - 1:15pm..........Lunch, Book Signing, & Networking
1:15pm - 2:30pm.......Afternoon Session
2:45 - 3:00pm............Refreshment Break
3:00 - 5:00pm............Late Afternoon Session & Q & A
Dr. Perry is the Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy, a not for- profit organization based in Houston, TX and adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Perry is the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog, a bestselling book based on his work with maltreated children and Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered. His most recent multimedia book, BRIEF: Reflections on Childhood, Trauma and Society was released in 2013.
Over the last thirty years, Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children’s mental health and the neurosciencesholding a variety of academic positions. Dr. Perry has been featured in a wide range of media including National Public Radio, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC and CBS News and the Oprah Winfrey Show. His work has been featured in documentaries produced by Dateline NBC, 20/20, the BBC, Nightline, CBC, PBS, as well as dozen international documentaries. Many print media have highlighted the clinical and research activities of Dr. Perry including a Pulitzer-prize winning series in the Chicago Tribune, US News and World Report, Time, Newsweek, Forbes ASAP, Washington Post, the New York Times and Rolling Stone.
Treating Childhood Trauma:https://www.cbsnews.com/news/oprah-winfrey-treating-childhood-trauma/
Six Core Strengths for Healthy Child Development: An Overviewhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skaYWKC6iD4
The Repair of Early Trauma: A Bottom Up Approachhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOCTxcaNHeg
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