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Recognizing Pediatric PTSD and Learning a New Approach: Cue-Centered Therapy Protocol”

Presented by Victor Carrion, MD - 5 CE Hours

Workshop Description:
Dr. Victor G. Carrion, Director of the Early Life Stress and Pediatric Anxiety Program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, will discuss biological, psychological and social ramifications of experiencing early-life stress. Anchoring the talk in traumatic stress, he will talk about the impact of stress in emotional and cognitive development and across the life span. He will discuss his development of treatment and preventive interventions that can ameliorate post-traumatic deficits and associated anxiety and depression. The workshop will provide the attendants with a basic knowledge of the rationale and practice of the Cue-Centered Treatment Approach.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Describe pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder.
2. Summarize current efforts on neuroscience of pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder.
3. Describe the development of Cue-Centered Treatment.
4. Practice how to deliver Cue-Centered Treatment.
5. Summarize treatment outcome research.