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Treating trauma and PTSD in children and adolescents: An expert meeting

June 4, 2013 – Bologna, Italy

Ciao, Italy! Anthony Mannarino, Ph.D. and Judith Cohen, M.D. have been invited by Professor Ernest Caffo, University of Modena, Italy, to participate in a seminar on June 4 entitled “Treating trauma and PTSD in children and adolescents: An expert meeting.” Later that day, Drs. Mannarino and Cohen will be integrally involved in the 2nd annual European TF-CBT Meeting, with representatives from several countries participating. In addition, abstracts submitted by the two have been accepted for presentation at the 13th annual meeting of the European Society on Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS) scheduled for June 6-9 in Bologna, Italy. The conference will focus on “Trauma and its clinical pathways: PTSD and beyond.” The abstracts will address TF-CBT for youth with complex trauma, challenges in the application and dissemination of TF-CBT in community settings, and updates in the training, dissemination and research of TF-CBT.

Judith Cohen, M.D. Receives Sarah Haley Memorial Award

Fall 2012

Judith Cohen, MDJudith Cohen, M.D. recently received the Sarah Haley Memorial Award for Clinical Excellence from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). This award is given to a clinician or group of clinicians in direct service to traumatized individuals. This written and/or verbal communication to the field must exemplify the work of Sarah Haley.

In its first published newsletter entitled Traumatic Stress Points, the ISTSS shares with readers Dr. Cohen's reflections on how child trauma treatment has changed in the past 30 years.

Research Study Funded for Four Years

September 2012

Dr. Cohen and Dr. Mannarino submitted a proposal to SAMHSA which was reviewed for consideration for funding.  Good news!  Their research study has been funded for four years, through 2016.  Learn More

Austin's Playroom Ribbon Cutting

April 24, 2012

Austin's PlayroomThe Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents had been selected by the Lemieux Foundation to revamp its general clinic waiting room.  And what a difference!  The ceremony was held April 24, with Austin Lemieux, accompanied by his parents Natalie and Mario, cutting the ribbon. This was a wonderful event for the Center.  We thank the Lemieux family for their generosity.  Read More

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