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Saturday, April 9 • 9:00am - 10:20am
Trauma's mental impact from childhood to adulthood

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The impact of child abuse and neglect and of medical, sexual, violence-related and other trauma can extend into adulthood and raise the risks for mental and physical illness and early death, according to studies by the Centers for Disease Control, Department of Veterans Affairs and several private mental health organizations. Clinicians and other professionals in the growing National Child Traumatic Stress Network will discuss the effects of trauma.

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Katti Gray

Katti Gray is an independent journalist covering health, criminal justice and education news and has been published by, among others, ABCNews.com, CBSNews.com, CNN.com, Colorlines.com, TheCrimeReport.com, DailyYonder.com, DailyRx.com, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Ebony, Essence... Read More →

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Kristine Buffington

Kristine Buffington, M.S.W., L.I.S.W.-S., a social worker at Valko and Associates in Toledo, Ohio, has 30 years of experience in the field of clinical social work. She is an affiliate member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Her professional practice involves clinical... Read More →
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Kathleen Hackett

Kathleen Hackett, R.N., B.S.N., S.A.N.E.-P., is a pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner and SANE coordinator with the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. She has been a nurse for more than 30 years, with 20 years of emergency room experience. She is certified... Read More →
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Ewald Horwath

Ewald Horwath, M.D., M.S., F.A.P.A., received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed a residency in psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City... Read More →
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Glenda Wrenn

Glenda Wrenn, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Morehouse School of Medicine. She directs the Division of Behavioral Health at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at MSM and is the interim co-director of the Kennedy Center... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 9:00am - 10:20am EDT
The Supremes