Early Life Stress & Adversity Work Group (ELSA) Distinguished Lecture Series: Trauma, Resilience and E-Solutions"

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Baldwin Hall, Room 480

Dr. Christine Wekerle will present "Trauma, Resilience and E-Solutions" as part of the Early Life Stress & Adversity Work Group (ELSA) Distinguished Lecture Series. Wekerle is an associate professor of pediatrics and an associate member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University. She is editor-in-chief of the premier inter-national journal, Child Abuse & Neglect, and founding editor of the open access journal, International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience (www.in-car.ca). Her new book with colleagues, Child Maltreatment (2d ed.), is targeted to those whose practice engages them in the issues of child maltreatment. Wekerle's research areas include child abuse, dating violence, gender, mental health and resilience. Her current research focuses on child welfare populations, particularly adolescents who are receiving child protection services and their out-come across physical, mental and financial health domains. This event is co-sponsored by the School of Law's Wilbanks CEASE Clinic.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Erinn Duprey at erinn.duprey@uga.edu

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